I am a big fan of Patrick Rothfuss' wonderful series "The Kingkiller Chronicle", often known by the title of the first book "The Name of the Wind". Few books have captivated me as much as this series <= seconded. Auri and Kvothe from TNOTF
A girl, standing by the water, held a lantern. She was far enough from the shore that no one would notice him. He swam up to her and stared. She stared back. 'So,' she said, "Are you the one that calls through the night?