Walking away from my desert companions feels like cutting off a limb. How does one say good-bye to an arm? One doesn't, I suppose. One pretends it isn't happening.
Re-reading this was probably the best decision I could have made. I liked it the first time but I don't think I really appreciated it. Knowing things I didn't know before made me notice little things that I wish I had before. It makes me want to go back to a lot of things again.
Like, that year that brought me from a girl to a woman. And my first love. You sort of forget to savor those things until its too late.
Watching Elisa go from the shy princess who is uncomfortable in her own skin to a woman is beautiful and makes me even more excited get to the final book in the series.