On first impression, Marya believes Julian is an odd person. Julian sits in front of Marya in class in California. As she looks at him, Marya has the odd feeling that she will one day marry this man. Julian is the opposite of Marya. He is an innocent boy from a small town who still believes in people and love. When they are later married, Julian will cry because he did not recognize what Marya was doing to herself the whole time they were dating. Marya and Julian later marry.