When it comes to books...They're like lifelong friends to me; I need to know they're there, even if I don't check in with them on a regular basis.
People pretend things didn't happen. Or so what, they happened, it's okay. Well, it's never okay. It's always ruined.
There is this sense of time when you're traveling, that the time is not how you know it, but how a country knows it.