Cara lives in a very isolated city, there was a huge conctrete wall seperating it from another developed city.
CROSSING is a fictional story about a girl named Cara. The book is in her perspective.
Cara has one younger "smarter" sister, Lilith.
One day Cara see's a girl who looks about 16 or 17, and a boy who looks more around her age. Cara over hears the girl say the name Leon and then Cara was shook. Leon was one of her old friends and she hadn't even noticed him.
Ava invited Cara to go with them to the canal. Cara had heard stories of people drowning in the canal, but they were just stories. in other words she's scared.