How did a nationwide quarantine upstage every aspect of U.S. life in 2020? The answer lies in a miscue – our wrong interpretation of an on-stage cue. Written as a personal letter from coronavirus to the U.S., MisQ explains how quarantine took center stage in 2020. But instead of turning to politics or healthcare for answers, MisQ turns to twists in our cultural thinking. These twists include our current way of thinking about freedom, interference, and inclusion.