You declare to the heavens that you will never fall in love. Aphrodite herself took it as a challenge. She had made several perfect men and women cross paths with me. She was about to give up when she found a needle in the Haystack. You.
Sumati is Mav's best friend, no question about it. She tells Mav stories of when she was a little girl in the land they used to call India, of the heat and the noise and smells of that place. Mav sits spellbound as her friend talks; Sumati has storyteller's eyes.