The Lion looked straight into her eyes.
‘Oh, Aslan,’ said Lucy, ‘You don’t mean it was? How could I – I couldn’t have left the others and come up to you alone, how could I? Don’t look at me like that . . . Oh well, I suppose I could. Yes, and it wouldn’t have been alone, I know, not if I was with you. But what would have been the good?’
Aslan said nothing.
‘You mean, said Lucy rather faintly, that it would have turned out all right – somehow?'” C.S. Lewis, Prince Caspian