A search for true love in the afterlife▼.
The novel Ferryman▼ is a story that centers around life, death, and true love. Its main character is a teenage girl from Scotland named Dylan. While she’s traveling by train to meet her father, the train crashes and she passes out.
When Dylan wakes up, she is in a dark tunnel and everyone else on the train has vanished. She crawls out of the tunnel and sees a boy waiting for her. The boy tells her his name is Tristan and that she has died. He explains that he’s her ferryman. It’s his job to help her get to the afterlife and to protect her from evil ghosts.
During their journey to the afterlife, Dylan and Tristan fall in love. Before they arrive, Dylan asks Tristan to join her so they can remain together. Tristan thinks that this is impossible, but says he will try. After Dylan reaches the afterlife, she can’t forget about Tristan. She decides she will do whatever it takes to see him once again.
1. center around... 圍繞著……，以……為中心
This film centers around the life of a singer.
2. tunnel n. 隧道
The new undersea tunnel will be completed soon.
3. vanish vi. 消失
My watch was here just a minute ago, but now it has vanished.
4. crawl vi. 爬（行）
Marvin was shocked when he saw a spider crawl out of his backpack.
5. evil a. 邪惡的
The evil witch turned the handsome prince into a frog.
6. journey n. 旅程
The members of the exploration team began their journey to the heart of the jungle.
* exploration n. 探索
7. remain [ rI`men ] vi. 依然，保持
After his wife was killed in an accident, David decided to remain single forever.
8. do whatever it takes to V 不惜一切代價∕使用任何手段（做）……
The reporter will do whatever it takes to reveal the truth.
▼ ferryman n. 擺渡人
▼ afterlife n. 死後的世界，死後的生命