- mom: can you do me a favor?
- me: will you pay me?
- mom: why do i have to pay you to do me a favor?
- me: Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is Alchemy's First Law of Equivalent Exchange.
Talking to you through text or over the phone isn’t enough anymore. It isn’t the same. It’s been weeks since I’ve seen your face, and I miss you. Is this what it’s like? Was this the feeling you felt? If it is, I’m so sorry. I don’t like it either.