"People, in general, would rather die an forgive." pg.277
"The day she died, she was cleaning out the closet."pg.17
"Lord havemercy." pg.20
Lily is a young girl raised by her father that shows her he doesn't love her and is very cruel, she lives in where she is depressed, not having her mother by her side because she died when lily was four years old. Lily is a kind lovely, smart young lady with talent in writing.
"Regrets don't help anything, you know that" pg.280
T. Ray is Lily's father which is racist, he is very cruel and mean to his daughter. T. Ray is a really mean person, he doesn't care about anyone not even Lily because all he does is punish her.
"It's my time to die, and it's your turn to live." pg.210
Rosaleen is a black lady, she is lily's nanny and house cleaner, she's a very odd person, she's straight up about things when it comes to people disrespecting her.
"We can't be together now, Lily but one day, I'm gonna find you, and we'll be together then."
August is also a young black lady, who is sisters with May and June. August is a kind person and carrying as well. She loves bees and collects/sells honey from them. August I believe is a very straight forward person when it comes to serious things.She likes to say what she thinks, she intelligent and very cultured.
May is a young black lady. May is August and June's sister. May has been depressed for quite a while when her twin sister die. Snce then her life has changed so much May isn't really happy with her life. A lot of things get to her and make her sad. May ends up killing herslef because she feels like she doesn't belong and it was her time to die.
Zach is a black young guy who has goals he wants to accomplish like become a lawyer. He works for may in the bee hive, he ends up falling for Lily but he says they can't be together because he is black and bad things can happen if they see them together. He tells her maybe one day when he becomes someone in life because he doesn't want the person the change but the world to change. He is very smart and outgoing person.