the flame eventually burnt down
as waves rippled towards the shore.
she nonchalantly asked,
“is this where our story ends?”
he took a deep breath and gave her a weary smile. he held her hands for the last time.
“maybe it’s for the best —maybe it’s not. but then if we’re really meant for each other, fate will work its way on us. the future you will meet the future me and maybe just maybe, our hearts will beat as one again.”
after six years their world collided again and when their eyes met, she realized that the epilogue already happened back then.