Now, the first words out of your mouth are the most important. You may
want to start with something like this here. You are the most beautiful
woman in the galaxy. but that might not work."
"Yes! Yes, it would."
You don't know how long I've wanted to tell you that.
"But you were afraid."
Of us. Of what we might become.
-- Riker and Guinan, "The Dauphin", stardate 42568.8