Lydia, I’ve had a crush on you since the third grade. And I know that somewhere inside that cold, lifeless exterior there’s an actual human soul. And I’m also pretty sure that I’m the only one who knows how smart you really are.
But it’s not just someone to hold you under. It needs to be someone who can pull you back, someone that has a strong connection to you, a kind of e m o t i o n a l t e t h e r.