Thoughts for Thursday (31) - A Very Important Question About the If I Stay Movie

Welcome to Thoughts for Thursday! This feature is our outlet to talk with you about whatever we currently have on our minds. It might be bookish, it might not! Now for this week's thought:

A Very Important Question About the If I Stay Movie

Ok guys, this has been nagging at me all week so I hope that by writing this post I can find some peace of mind.

On Sunday, I went to see the If I Stay movie. It was a pretty darn good adaptation and I recommend both the book and the movie but that is not what this post is about. The point of this post has to do with the ending. There is a very important line in the book which I found to be missing in the movie. The line I am referring to is this, spoken from Adam to Mia:
"If you stay, I'll do whatever you want. I'll quit the band, go with you to New York. But if you need me to go away, I'll do that, too. I was talking to Liz and she said maybe coming back to your old life would just be too painful, that maybe it'd be easier for you to erase us. And that would suck, but I'd do it. I can loose you like that if I don't lose you today. I'll let you go. If you stay."
Remember this part? The emphasis on the letting her go part. It is pretty much the entire reason Mia decides to live, and sets up the story in Where She Went  but it wasn't in the movie!! There was no mention of Adam letting her go!! WHY? Is there no plan to make a Where She Went movie? Was it an intentional omission? Did you even notice its absence? I feel so alone in my confusion hah.

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