Encomium of Madeline
Written September 2001
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Quinn sighed. “You’re thinking about Madeline, aren’t you?”
Paul sat up in bed. “I’m sorry,” he said callously.
“What was she like?”
“She was…” He sighed in remembrance. “Brilliant, and dedicated, and beautiful. A wonderful operative. She always tried to act aloof, but she had this smile.” He chuckled. “Her whole face lit up when she smiled.”
“She was never honest about her feelings for you.”
“I knew how she felt. Words weren’t necessary.”
“I just don’t understand how you could love someone like that.”
“But I did…and I always will.” His expression grew serious, his tone strained. “Always.”