"Frankly, Mary Austin has to be one of my favorite people. She gave up so much of her own life to stay with Freddie only as a friend and "mental" lover. She really never had any successful relationships of her own, (neither did he for that matter). He wanted so much to be able to love her and her totally, but he just couldn't. She loved him the only way she could and did so till the day he died. Of course, he loved her the same way. Tragic and beautiful all at the same time."