It can mean affection.
For Princess Charmaine, heir to the angel-run country of Nova Sion, it is how she worships the ‘geometry of life’, which she holds above all else. Alas, the heathens of the palace and beyond do not understand. Only her dear friend, Azrael, did. But now she is alone and under the enforced care of Doctor Forfax to cure her ‘disorder’. A monotonous routine at first, it soon becomes apparent that all is not as it seems and reality may never be the same again...