New York City, April, 2018 - There was no escaping now! The panicked young woman was strapped in her seat aboard a Boeing 747 with a one-way ticket from New York to California. The heat from the tarmac created mirages as the captain gunned the fiery engines into full throttle—the mighty brake alone holding back the powerful force. The crew and passengers all waited in suspense for the tower’s signal at which point the jetliner would gather speed and then haul its massive weight into the air and stay there -- hopefully--bolstered by the prayers of its travelers.
Suddenly Honey was overcome with the gravity of the moment. There was no turning back now. Life had decided for her and left no other choice than to step into a world both old and new, known and unknown. Suddenly the aircraft, released from its restraints, let go. The plane flung Honey into the air. Was she being hurtled forward by an unpleasant fate, or propelled into a space made especially for her, carved by simple destiny? This is meant to be, she assured herself, fortifying the affirmation with her grandmother’s motto. There’s no such thing as chance.
Imagine its you traveling from Texas to California on a perilous journey in only a vulnerable covered wagon, way back in the 1800's. Sharp Indian arrows and outlaw bullets will easily pierce the wooden boards which are supposed to protect you, scared and hiding among all the belonging you have in the world. Will you survive? Will seven year old Jonathan Hart survive?
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