Has there ever been a more effective line in the history of pickup lines than "I need you?"
Maybe not a pickup line, but it's definitely been an effective line with whomever I'm in a relationship with. Very effective. *fans self*
That's the thing about lies: if you convince yourself they're true, they become true. A lie is a discrepancy of belief, not fact.
Rain ran down the windows in rivulets thick and silvery as mercury. The world looked like an ashtray full of soft soggy grayness, headlights fizzling in it like cigarette cherries. All I heard was a crackling sound, rain and wet tires, as if one long strip of Velcro was endlessly peeling.