I have a gift!
"You seem angry," he said.
“Yeah,” I said. We just sat there quiet for a long time, which was fine, and I was thinking about way back in the beginning in the Literal Heart of Jesus when Gus told us that he feared oblivion, and I told him that he was fearing something universal and inevitable, and how really, the problem is not suffering itself or oblivion itself but the depraved meaninglessness of these things, the absolutely inhuman nihilism of suffering.
"Gus really loved you, you know," he said.
“He wouldn’t shut up about it.”
“I know,” I said.
“It was annoying.”
“I didn’t find it that annoying.”
My favourite quote of TFIOS is “I lit up like a Christmas Tree, Hazel Grace” because even though it was the worst news he could tell her he still wanted to make it sound positive rather than saying ‘I have cancer and I am going to die’ he wants to make sure that he doesn’t make her feel like he is going to die
That’s who Augustus is, deep down