“Awesome. What does that mean?”
August frowned down at the game board. “I don’t know. What do the rules say?”
The couple had thirteen children by the time they were finished siring. One by one, as each child came of age, they were sent out into the world to seek their fortunes and their purposes for themselves. To each child their parents gave one gift to help them on their way. And upon receiving their gifts, each child proclaimed their grand aims.
I twisted my mouth to one side, and stared at the coin that I held in the middle of my palm.