Again, she holds back. She offers another disclaimer so as to make things less complicated.
"Fair enough," he says. "But what good is life without risk?"
He takes a step closer and states firmly, "We have chosen to be here of our own accord. There is a level of attraction here that is unmatched anywhere else. And so what if the timing is all wrong? In my experience the timing is always wrong. Why give it even more precedent to sway us from cultivating something worthwhile?"
Another step closer. "Are you not the least bit curious to discover what great things can come of this? Are you really so unmoved that you'd rather not try at all to make the most of it while we still can?"
His voices catches in his throat.
Then, finally, once more, he asks, "Am I really that much of a bad bet?"