“Am I that much like her?” “Ella… Please… This is not easy for me,” he nuzzled in her hand. “You have to understand. When I look at you, I see her,” he felt her flinch and disappointment appeared in those sparkling green gems. “Let me finish,” his grip on her became stronger. “I see her, but when I look at you, I also see a different woman, authentic and impulsive. You have a strength she'd never had and at the same time…” he pressed her tightly to him, his eyes darkened to that midnight bluish gray. He drew a long breath and hid his face on her neck smelling her sweet perfume. “At the same time… You remind me of her"