>he was left without words at the question. Why would she ask that?
...well...there is no single answer...it's a lot of things rolled into one...companionship, selflessness, sacrifice, commitment...I know it's a dumb math allegory, but you can't really begin to understand the answer until you remove yourself from the equation...
>if the voice had a face, she would be smiling.
[I]I may not have the power to grant every wish, but I want you to have something. Close your eyes.
>Theta closed his eyes
Love opens many doors. It also closes others for those not willing to take it. Take this blessing as a gift...use it wisely.
...I don't understand...
Open your eyes.
>the voice spoke no more after that, but suddenly, Theta saw white, hurting his eyes
>he rammed his eyes shut and rubbed them