There is something about stories that are absolutely captivating. The characters, the plot, and the message have enraptured us for thousands of years. Though I believe there are stories that strum across all chords of humanity, I do believe certain stories uniquely resonate with each individual.
My freshmen year I read this short excerpt and it quickly became a favorite story of mine. I came to think about it again today and reading it again, after four years of unforeseen joys and pains, I love it all the more.