Most mysteries of the universe have already been explained.We know that gravity makes things drop. We have a pretty good idea why the wind blows. We even know why some birds can fly and some cannot. But there’s still one mystery that defies easy explanation.
What makes otherwise perfectly normal folks fall hopelessly, helplessly in love?
You love someone,you open yourself up to suffering.That’s the sad truth.Maybe they’ll break your heart,maybe you’ll break their heart and never be able to look yourself in the same way.Those are the risks.That’s the burden.
Like wings they have weight,we feel that weight on our back,but they are a burden that lifts us.Burdens which allow us to fly…
— Dr Temperance Brennan (in her deleted book)
— Jack Hodgins (the crime novelist, narrator)