He loved Lillie, he knew this, but he could not tell her. Not yet.There were so many things that he still could not provide for her. She was used to the best in life, and all he had to offer was himself. That was not enough, not for someone as special as Lillie. But someday, with hard work and devotion, he knew he’d be able to give her the life she deserved.
“Lillie. I know I don’t have much, but—” Lillie put her finger to her lips and made a soft shh. Charlie stopped. He felt in his heart that there was more to her than just money and things; he shouldn't have said anything.