'How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard' - Winnie the Pooh// James. Yes, he may be my boyfriend, but he's my best friend too. We have a long distance relationship, and saying goodbye to him gets harder every time.
The hearth and the Salamander can also mean happiness and if Montag chose to be happy or not. The two things in his life his home and his work. Did it really make him happy. He chose happiness over this home and his work by reading the books.