"Maybe he had reasons to hide it from you?"
"Yeah, you must be right. He hasn't told me about many things in his life."
I felt the sadness seep deeper into my heart. All his life Edmund has kept secrets from me and probably still does today. I have always wanted his trust, but will I ever get it? And who is Victoria, really? Just a friend? ... A friend I have never heard of... .
"What has he told you about me?" I finally glanced at her.
Victoria was admiring her beautiful fan - the tiny details of it. She answered me without drawing her attention away from her accessory.