"For the love of God……all I had to do was say yes…..Ilse! Ilse! So…what will I say? I will tell them all - the angels - I got drunk in the snow, and sang, and played pirates. Yes, I’ll tell them. I’m ready now. I will be an angel. Ten minutes ago, you could see the entire horizon. Now, only the dusk….and the first few stars…..so dark..so dark….so dark..”

"For the love of God……all I had to do was say yes…..Ilse! Ilse! So…what will I say? I will tell them all - the angels - I got drunk in the snow, and sang, and played pirates. Yes, I’ll tell them. I’m ready now. I will be an angel. Ten minutes ago, you could see the entire horizon. Now, only the dusk….and the first few stars…..so dark..so dark….so dark..”