"She died a year ago," he said. “Cancer.”
"I know," Joshua said. "I saw her grave."
Gone only a year, Nathan thought, but it feels like ten, like a lifetime really.
He had heard people speak of soul mates. It did not seem right to him, what people said. She had been his soul mate, but it was not like what people said or what he read in books. It was simpler, more natural, more real, just the way things should be between two people who meet and marry and use up their lives together.
Chronicles of the Two Worlds
Naomi Lea Sawyer & Charles Arthur Sale