When Kev leaves the room to stagger over to Zedadias’ bed and fall asleep again, Alice bursts into sobbing tears.
Zedadias comes over to talk to her, and she begins to tell him a dramatic story. With a little interpretation of speech bubbles, I believe we can imagine that this is the story of her life.
She starts with a pond, which could be the waterlogged abandoned park where she lives.
And this speech bubble could represent her father.
When she’s finished, Zedadias quietly reaches out and pulls her into a friendly hug.
For him, it’s a small gesture. For her, this is one of the happiest moments of her life.
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