“I wonder if this song was inspired by the tragedies of a few years ago,” Melina said softly as they listened to the song.

“It’s very pretty,” Rye said softly. “It could be about any tragedy – even one on a personal level.”

“You’re a little young to talk of person tragedies,” Gareth said. “It does have a certain lyrical quality to it though.”

Rye sighed and stood, walking over to put his coffee cup in the sink as he replied, “I suppose.” He thought about his parents being killed and wondered if the older boy would consider that as a personal tragedy.