Pauline has been invited to the biggest hide and seek game in the neighbourhood with the cool kids! The pressure is on. As the new kid, Pauline counts while they scatter. As evening turns to night, Pauline searches the nearby housing construction site. No kids, just a stray barrette and a broken yoyo.
Where are they, Pauline wonders, are they the only ones playing?
"Hide" is a short story.