2. Stop fucking trying.
3. You know you goddamn well can't. It's not something you should be trying to work toward, anyway, so stop. This is the whole point. If you don't get it, you don't get it.
9. Can it be any clearer?
10. Stop fucking trying. Do.
After we have both read it over, I ask Rémi if I can borrow his lighter, and he and I chuckle as we watch the pages burn.