It never occurred to me before, but there could have easily been a world with no buses, no horns honking, no red lights, no shopping carts, no gum stick to the bottom of benches downtown. For that matter I guess there also could have been no sun, no trees, and no ocean. None of those things had to exist, I guess. It makes me feel lucky that they do.
Earth," Alexa finally said. "It's not that great anyway." And they all smiled sadly. Because, of course, it was everything.
She did not believe he could have really gone, because for her, to leave the person you loved was impossible.