It was not the first airplane Zamir had ever embarked. But it was the first time no one had come to see him off. It had always seemed, no matter the time, no matter if he had said anything at all, that Shachaf had the ability of finding out when Zamir was leaving.
Zamir kept looking back over his shoulder.
He forced himself to look forward. That would be where he would find Shachaf, after all.
The rest of our family might be difficult, I might be difficult, but that doesn’t give you the right to be difficult!
No one to say goodbye to meant no hesitation in entering the gate.