"In saving my life you have given me what little future remains to me and I will repay you by giving back the past you have lost..."
"But maybe my story has no meaning."
"There are no stories without a meaning. And I am one of those men who can find it even where others fail to see it. Afterwards the story becomes the book of the living, like a blaring trumpet that raises from the tomb those who have been dust for centuries...Still it takes time, you have to consider the events, arrange them in order, find the connections, even the least visible ones."
(Eco, pg. 12)