"After a long time, I cleared my throat. â€œSo anyway, when we get to Nevada...I think we should rethink your dadâ€™s rule.â€ Alex glanced down at me and smiled â€“ the first real smile Iâ€™d seen on his face in a long time. â€œYou know what? Itâ€™s already been rethought and completely ditched,â€ he said. And he wrapped his arms around me and we stood looking up at the mountains, with the rising rays of the sun lighting them from the east."