They play with the children, teach Rebecca how to float in the ocean, and make Olivier a sandy throne. Nights they spend wrapped up in each other, and Remy cannot bear to leave a single part of her untasted. They're making up a lifetime of memories and building a future full of whispered promises and a love that refuses to die.
He times his life by the beats of her heart and tells her the truth he's always known. "This thing between us, chère, never was about touch."