"You seem like a person use to consequences."
- Princess Ithaca, "Princess"
I find it amazing how often situations go wrong because we don't tell the truth.
If we were honest with ourselves and each other, so many complications could be avoided. It's the many secrets and masks we wear that cause problems. that's what breaks hearts and tangles us in webs.
If we were honest with each other, life would be easier. We would not be broken by false hope. Life would still be just as romantic.
I realize that the pain we feel often allows us to feel joy more deeply, but...I do believe that we should be more honest about ourselves. Why do we not ask questions or give true answers?
We're scared and we're searching. But if we're all scared and we're all searching...shouldn't that be all the more reason to be honest? To be searchers together?
After all, what is any good story without a search? Every life contains a quest. A search for meaning. A search for love. If a person is smart, it seems that they realize those two searches are actually intertwined.