I heard it on the phone. I was in Europe he was in NY. Nights were days and the reverse. Normal for long distance online love across the pond. I was driving to an afternoon meeting, when he called to say he loved me and was in the city to pick up the plane tickets -he was to come see me- when I heard a huge explosion. He didn't know what it was at first and then turned and saw the smoke yards away. He never did come over then, and slowly we learned none of us was The One.
--from Finding Clive