From civil war to turf wars, the Srither twins go from the ruins of Jaffna, Sri Lanka to the suburbs of Canada in search of a new life. The struggle to survive versus the struggle to fit in, intercepted by new friendships, bad company, and budding romances, turn their lives into an almost typical high school drama. Will they survive? More importantly, will they fit in? Will Akil ever win the heart of the perfect La Reine Jacob? Relive those high school butterflies and teenage dilemmas through this coming of age story, while taking a trip from the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, to the boroughs of Toronto.
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𝙷𝚎𝚛 𝚖𝚒𝚗𝚍 𝚠𝚊𝚜 𝚊 𝚠𝚘𝚗𝚍𝚎𝚛; 𝚊𝚗 𝚎𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚕 𝚠𝚘𝚛𝚕𝚍 𝚘𝚏 𝚍𝚎𝚟𝚘𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚞𝚗𝚍𝚎𝚛, 𝚠𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚎 𝚠𝚘𝚛𝚍𝚜 𝚛𝚊𝚐𝚎𝚍 𝚒𝚗 𝚊 𝚠𝚊𝚛𝚏𝚊𝚛𝚎 𝚋𝚊𝚛𝚛𝚎𝚍 𝚋𝚎𝚑𝚒𝚗𝚍 … More
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“𝚂𝚘𝚖𝚎𝚝𝚒𝚖𝚎𝚜 𝚒𝚝’𝚜 𝚝𝚎𝚚𝚞𝚒𝚕𝚊, 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚜𝚘𝚖𝚎𝚝𝚒𝚖𝚎𝚜 𝚒𝚝’𝚜 𝚊 𝚐𝚕𝚊𝚗𝚌𝚎 𝚊𝚝 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚋𝚎𝚐𝚒𝚗𝚗𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚘𝚏 𝚊𝚗 𝚎𝚛𝚊.” 𝙳𝚘𝚞𝚐𝚕𝚊𝚜 – 𝙰𝚙𝚛𝚒𝚕 27, 2019.