22% done with War and Peace


Maybe I’m reading into this chapter wrong, but I always got the sense that Nikolai is hiding from the reality of his loss by focusing so much on Natasha’s singing. One last moment of youthful happiness for him. Still, his ability to push all his stresses out of his mind is impressive and speaks to what a hard worker and how dedicated he is.

Perception again: “One might kill and rob and yet be happy”. lol