"French wasn’t her first language. Yet it was her favorite. She learned it when she was little and soon the soft words and gentle sounds were a comforting thing. One day she longed to visit France.where her mother’s family came from.
“The sun is a thief: she lures the sea and robs it. The moon is a thief: he steals his silvery light from the sun. The sea is a thief: it dissolves the moon.” ― Vladimir Nabokov [La Lune, La Terre & Le Soleil Prints by CAROLINE MCGRATH]