“Haee and the other middlings” book collection by R.S. Vern

This illustrated book collection provides an insightful and delightful read at what it means to be functioning, breathing and living as we are today. Created by R.S. Vern, dreams and hopes of ordinary beings are depicted in these quirky cats and humans. And they are far from perfect.

However imperfect life is, these characters find ways to compensate for their own insecurities and imperfections. Cat Haee, the main hero in this series, has a long and crooked tail. With a wandering spirit and courage to venture into unfamiliar territories, Haee thrives on the unexpected experiences. Cat Whie, an outcast due to her physical imperfection, is desperate to make sense of her own existence. She sets out to save the world.  Tom Stuck earns a decent living as an accountant and yet, he secretly wishes he could be a farmer. Jane Fruss hates rules and regulations but, derives comfort living with certainties and routine at home.

Through the world of middlings, R.S. Vern creates a series of 3 illustrated novels for both older children and adults to provoke readers on what it means to have a meaningful and purposeful life. At the end of it, she believes it is not how perfect the ending can be, but how extraordinary the journey is.