I'm a well read grad student who's bluntly honest about all things, although I try to be most honest about myself.
It didn't happen this way. That's my story and I'm sticking to it. Soul crushingly depressing, but see how I cared about the characters enough to allow my soul to be crushed?
Waid set me up for the 'Viv is mortal' storyline, and I thought I was ready and I still was not. Man, I'm going to have to reread this one a whole bunch to really get it.