"I remember Geoff telling me, we should hire this Ray guy, and I said, do you think this guy’s worth it?do you think he should come work for us? and all Geoff said was, I think that guy is going to be more popular than the rest of us in about a year.”
I love how she almost drops it until she smells it and that flashbulb memory hits.
“Real isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real … Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are Real you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.”