We all desperately search for love that is epic. We all want a 'happily ever after' fairy-tale. We risk everything to attain it.

Soon we realize that love has a dark side too... One that is cruel, bitter and vicious. No one warns us about that.

Against contrary belief, love is not inherently good... Love is not magical... Love is not divine. Sadly, the person who claims to love you profusely and profoundly could also turn out to be the one who is most selfish, careless and hurtful.

This makes us build a wall around ourselves to avoid further pain and suffering. But the truth is... This wall doesn't protect us. It imprisons us along with our scars and memories of embarrassments.

And while we try to tell ourselves constantly over and over again that we don't need love anymore, somewhere deep within... Subconsciously our hearts still yearn to be loved. We cannot deny that.

- An excerpt from ‘Girl with a Red Nose Ring’ graphic novel.