Candy Candy Manga Rambling Part VII: A Long Period of Courtship?

If you read my letter 2 rambling, you know that I think Albert is courting Candy through their correspondence.

How long do you think their courtship lasts?

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Going back to the final scene of the manga, we see Albert presenting himself to Candy as who he really is, a man with no disguises, no aliases. He has done what he intended to do: to let Candy know he (desperately) wants her to be a part of his life, a significant part. Now it’ll be up to her to make the next move.

One thing I truly admire and cherish about Albert’s character is that he never, not even once, despite how desperate he might be, comes across as a forceful person, and he doesn’t resort to manipulation to get what he wants. He always gives Candy the freedom to choose.

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