“So we are moving?” Jordan, their six year-old daughter asked with caution as she wellunderstood the topic had become a sensitive issue for her parents.“Yes,” Cabris answered. “We will be moving.”“And where are we moving to?”“To the Periphery.”“Excuse me, I need a moment,” Cabris’ wife said, her voice almost trembling, and sheexcused herself form the table and walked into the kitchen.“Is mommy going to be okay?” Jordan asked a
er a long moment.“She’s going to be just
ne.”“Is the Periphery far away?”Cabris shook his head.“Not that far. Just a couple hours by plane.”“Across the sea?”Cabris nodded.“Yes,” he answered. “It’s across the sea.”“Is it hot in the Periphery?”“It can be quite warm, especially in the summer.
e autumn and winter are beautifulthough and we’ll be living close to the sea, near the beach. When it’s hot I’ll take youswimming. Don’t you think that would be nice?”“
at would be nice.”A smile slowly formed on Jordan’s face.“I’ll need lots of swimsuits then?” she asked.