Santiago's Love In The Alchemist

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The most significant obstacle to Santiago's growth is love because his love for Fatima truly almost kept him from pursuing his person legend. Santiago's journey almost ended because of his great love for his soul mate. Santiago stated this which led us to believe how great his love is: "I also have Fatima. She is treasure greater than anything else I have won" (Coelho, 119). Fatima is the ultimate treasure in Santiago's eyes and he does not want to depart from something he values so greatly. The materialistic treasure that he will find along his person legend isn't as important to him as Fatima. Since it isn't as important to him, this strong feeling of love for her will be a conflict in Santiago pursuing his personal legend. Santiago showed
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