Hope is offered in the form of dreams ('a candy coated unicorn') and aspiration ('we are powerful beyond measure'). In the end a possible future is imagined where the two strangers meet again when the problems have been resolved. What they share – they are both wearing similar shoes (Converse All Stars trainers) – is punned at the end with the maker's name 'Converse' turned into a verb.
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