A motif in the novel is falling. The people fear falling and some actually do. They fear failure and injuries. Both Angle and Meme fall from tremendous heights. Esperanza fears falling and plans to float away as she is a red balloon.
Between Surreal and Fantasy by Cyril Rolando, digital painting. This was selected for the blend of landscape and figure. I wish that the eye had been mixed into the hill as effectively as the rest as it doesn't conform to the apparent theme.