‘Inertia is a more powerful source of motivation than any particular emotion.’
- ‘It’s eight in the morning for me.’
- ‘Please, Christian,’ I whisper.
- It’s such a weird feeling and not entirely unpleasant.
- ‘There’s no point in me staying.’
- Mourning something that never was — my dashed hopes, my dashed dreams, and my soured expectations.
- I ask to distract us both.
- ‘Mr. Grey,’ I whisper, because that’s all I can manage.