It’s much nicer taking this whole thing slow. Sure, Shimmer might make it to your destination faster, if it is the one in a thousand times she accepts one of your challenges, but you’ll get forced inside by the rain before you can get there anyway.
You’re glad you live away from the main city. It has such garish style; the post-apocalyptic architecture is completely overwrought. The hills and agrarian mood around the college are so much nicer.