Porter's unnamed narrator is on a road trip between Auckland, Whangara and Levin with her friends Ashi and Ilana, haunted by the spectre of her emotionally abusive ex-boyfriend, her complicated family background and New Zealand's colonial history. Jealousies intensify as the young women work out who they are and who they might become. Bisexuality -- Fiction. | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction. | Female friendship -- Fiction. | Belonging (Social psychology) -- Fiction. | North Island (N.Z.) -- Fiction.