"It's not working that great. You just snapped at me. I thought you were supposed to be as cold as ice, Sophie-doll." Gar got mean when he was sad. He would feel bad if he actually did break through her shell, but right now he found it difficult to care.
"Y'know, I've seen you there. Hiding in your room, trying not to feel the world. And you know what I've noticed? When you're done being a diamond, it still hurts, and you still need somebody there. So you can be as cold and emotionless as you like, but eventually you're going to be as pink and squishy as the rest of us--well, most people--and it'll hurt just as much, except that you won't be expecting it."