She doesn’t have a birthday. Anne was born in the Saharan desert. Her parents were nomadic turtle collectors. During her early years it was glittering, peaceful and sedate to travel on foot in the desert. Anne’s nomadic parents didn’t have much use for spring-winding devices, and when it came time to recall the exact day and month of her birth, there was a precarious look of having been cheated.
running the whole length of the horizon...