February 1, 2020:
The loyalty she showed him. The sacrifice.
Hunted, her children murdered, driven from refuge to refuge, utterly dependent. Then when the bullets came she threw him into a corner and shielded him with her own body.
He hurt her so badly. Their marriage was old school, Victorian, as most of their milieu. No bohemian free love for this crowd. So that when he cheated with the crippled artist in their last and final asylum her pain was more than merely bone deep.