“You are allergic to bread.”
Because of what her mother said, Mei Jia had never tasted bread for the past sixteen years.
Her classmates thought she was odd, and never asked her along when going for bread.
One day, she could not stand her classmates’ provocation and followed them to a newly opened bakery.
A baker brought bread to Mei Jia for her to try. Mei Jia ate bread for the first time in her life, but nothing happened. The baker even said Mei Jia was the “Princess of Bread”, as she was born to have a good taste for it.
Mei Jia did not know why her mother forbade her bread. It was even more puzzling that the baker knew so much about her. What secrets had the adults been harbouring?