The last thing she could remember was it was time for school. Mina ran through her checklist; pack lunch, check, drink bottle, check, brainsnack, check, brush teeth, toilet, helmet on, the familiar bump bump bump of the bike wheels down to porch steps.

Her dad had, as was his way, forgotten something and run back inside to grab it and for that moment waiting, Mina had felt an overwhelming desire for...

  • ... adventure
  • ... independence
  • ... belonging