CTC Step 3: Minerva's Actions/Behaviors + Explanations "...as she remembers how she stood back and watched the young man open the back door for whoever wanted to sit by him. And Minerva slipped in!" (Page 70). Minerva's action shows that she has initiative and is not afraid of taking what she wants. Unlike her sister, Dede, Minerva knows exactly what she wants and quickly acts on it.