“You go first,” Dal and Vi said to their youngest sibling, Hal.
“Why don’t you go Dal? You’re the oldest,” Hal replied.
“But you’re the youngest and fastest,” Dal replied.
Hal knew that much at least was true, but was nervous all the same.
“But I’m afraid to,” Hal pleaded.
“You are always such a baby,” Vi taunted. “I dare you to do it.”
“I double dare you,” Dal added for good measure.
“Okay, but I’m only going to do it for a minute,” Hal almost whimpered.
So with the government restrictions on outside movement finally lifted, Hal stepped out into the daylight for the first time since the crisis began.