|"He misses his sister at
this moment, he realizes, because in every alternate world he's
imagined, every place Samantha is alive and well and his sister,
she has grown up to be the kind of person he would tell about
that look, and he might let something into his voice that she
would suspect, and it would be a secret between them.
Would that make him stronger, better able
to maintain the secret, if it were shared, or would it just make
the secret stronger, more anxious to be discovered?"