"Julia" is a novella that portrays the tenuous distance between happiness and suffering - are we all destined to face that duality? Robert was skeptical of love, but everything changes when he meets Julia. She is enigmatic. He is expressive. The love between them emerges quickly, but something unimaginable happens: Julia is diagnosed with a strange illness that prevents her from sleeping. Robert's love relieves her pain. In the last moments of her life, the warmth of his body is the last refuge for her to ease the effects of exhaustion and inability to sleep. Such an experience changes Robert's mind about love. He will never be the same again.