Thorn: The kid’s pretty impressive, all right. When I was that age, the most consequential thing I’d ever done was win a fencing tournament.
. . . which Mom swore she would be able to see, because she was managing a rock group that was going to have their big break any day, so she would make a ton of money and be home soon . . .
Rowan: I’ll always remember being fourteen.
That was the year I first met Violet.
Rowan (past): Sure, I’d be happy to tutor!
Rowan (narrating): . . . wait, I should remember myself looking younger.
Rowan (past, take 2): Sure, I’d be happy to tutor!