[The Two Bond Over Their Mutual Lack Of Family Ties: Saul From His Disownment, Miriam From The Car Accident That Orphaned Her As A College Junior. Both Want Children. Miriam Has Inherited Her Parents' Idea Of Procreative Legitimacy, Wants To Compensate For Her Only-child-dom. She Sees In Saul The Househusband Who Will Enable Her Parental Ambitions Without Disabling Her Autonomy. In Miriam, Saul Sees The Means To A Book-lined Study And A Lifestyle Conducive To Mystical Advancement. They Are Both Absolutely Certain These Things Equal Love.]

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