It had never occurred to me that our lives, which had been so closely interwoven, could unravel with such speed. If I’d known, maybe I’d have kept tighter hold of them and not let unseen tides pull us apart.

It had never occurred to me that our lives, which had been so closely interwoven, could unravel with such speed. If I’d known, maybe I’d have kept tighter hold of them and not let unseen tides pull us apart.



"It had never occurred to me that our lives, which have been so closely interwoven, could unravel with such speed. If I’d known, maybe I’d have kept tighter hold of them and not let unseen tides pull us apart." - Never Let Me Go (2010)

"It had never occurred to me that our lives, which have been so closely interwoven, could unravel with such speed. If I’d known, maybe I’d have kept tighter hold of them and not let unseen tides pull us apart." - Never Let Me Go (2010)

“Suppose for a second, that the rumor is true. That there is a special arrangement for Hailsham students, if they’re in love. Well, there would have to be some kind of way to decide if couples are telling the truth…So if we say that we’re in love, then they can look into our souls and they can see. They’ll know if it’s real love or if it’s just a lie.”

“What I’m not sure about, is if our lives have been so different from the lives of the people we save. We all complete. Maybe none of us really understand what we’ve lived through.. or feel we’ve had enough time.


You poor creatures. I wish I could save you

You poor creatures. I wish I could save you


If I’d known, maybe I’d have kept tighter hold of them and not let unseen tides pull us apart.

If I’d known, maybe I’d have kept tighter hold of them and not let unseen tides pull us apart.


If I’d known, maybe I’d have kept tighter hold of them and not let unseen tides pull us apart.

If I’d known, maybe I’d have kept tighter hold of them and not let unseen tides pull us apart.

You had real love and I didn’t and I didn’t want to be the one that was left alone.