” ‘And did their happiness last?’ I asked.
‘Yes, she cofessed that from the first day she saw Pechorin, he often visited her dreams and that never has a man made such an impression on her. Yes, they were happy!’
‘How boring!’ I exclaimed without meaning to. I had really been expecting a tragic outcome, and suddenly my hopes were unexpectedly dashed!”
–A Hero of Our Time, Mikhail Lermontov
And that, my friends, is why I heart Russian lit.