Chapter 18

Thelittleprincecrossedthedesertandencounteredonlyoneflower. Aflowerwiththreepetals-aflowerofnoconsequence...  

"Goodmorning,"saidthelittleprince.  

"Goodmorning,"saidtheflower.  

"Wherearethepeople? "thelittleprinceinquiredpolitely.  

Theflowerhadonedayseenacaravanpassing.  

"People? Therearesixorsevenofthem,Ibelieve,inexistence. Icaughtsightofthemyearsago. Butyouneverknowwheretofindthem. Thewindblowsthemaway. Theyhavenoroots,whichhampersthemagooddeal."  

"Good-bye,"saidthelittleprince.  

"Good-bye,"saidtheflower. 

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