Migration is part of the human condition. It shapes the stories from humanity’s origins to the present. While the ethics of migration are often abstract, the contemplations of the people emigrating are far more practical: How can we survive? How can we flee danger? How can we find opportunities? Ronald Morán, who lived through El Salvador’s civil war, lays out his three options for escape: by sea, land, or sky. All connected by a single line, like the timeline of a person’s life marked by the search for a better future.