Some people get imprinted beneath your skin so significantly, you can sense their existence before seeing them. Some people you know so well you can read their thoughts from a photograph. Some people are so linked that you know from a single word, comment or glance what is to come.
I knew before it happened, to expect this outcome. At least my preemptive dismissal was not in vain. You lived up to all that you had falsely condemned in myself and others. I see now it was premonition on your half. Excellent work living up to your preceding reputation.