Books and novels have always illustrated a new world for its audience. The stories and characters relate to us in many ways and can sometimes leave us in tears. In the book and movie, Me Before You, we see two different individuals come together and connect. A girl in a really small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she works as a caretaker for. In this comedy/sad/romantic movie and book deals with issues of class and how they can drive a wedge between otherwise compatible people. Me Before You examines the relationship with hopes and dreams. Will and Lou are two different individuals, with different lives. Will is struggling now that his future has been stolen away from him in a flash with his motorcycle accident, leaving him paralyzed. Will was also a business tycoon with great sports adventures. Lou, on the other hand, is struggling because she’s never fought for her dreams, out of a combination of fear and insecurity. She has been living in the same town all her life. Sacrificing her happiness for others, stuck in a loveless relationship. Lou ends up a job as Will’s caretaker and their love slowly bloom. The two of them discover how they help each other in finding happiness in the little time that Will has. Ultimately—spoiler alert—Will decides to go through with his assisted suicide even though he’s found, love. Even though Lou disagrees with his decision, she still goes to visit him in his last moments where Will gives her a letter. The letter covers a lot of stuff, but the but the basic explanation is that Will knows that Lou will be a better person for their relationship, even if it causes her pain right now. To that end, he leaves her a small amount of money that will allow her to fund her school. Towards the end of the novel, Lou is shown to be in a cafe in Paris where she walks to the beyond. This represents the most important way that shows Will has changed Lou, she is now eager to explore the world without letting fear control her. Two unlikely individuals end up for the better of the other.