'Hello, I'm your guardian angel,' she said 'I'm here you grant you one wish.' Her eyes shot through with light, her skin pressed out around her lips around her eyes. She took Elise by the arm and gently squeezed it with her own and fell into step. They walked to the corner before Elise could gather up the words. Sasha was a similar height but she bent down to look up into Elise's downcast face.
'I think I have to get out of here, Sasha, I have a dead-end job, Eddy's off the Melbourne, I'm just feeling so sad about my aunt and all of that...I think I just need a change.'