Succession questions raised by the presence of Kim's daughter

As the North Korean pioneer assumed its standard motorcycle status,

At the centerpiece of the gallery, he is joined, unusually, by a small child dressed in black.

She is believed to be his second most experienced child,

Called Kim Joo-ae, who matured at about 10 years old.

This is his fifth public appearance, and all in less than 90 days.

She has gone through an amazing transformation during this short time frame,

Which makes it increasingly fitting that he has been chosen as the future head of state of North Korea.

When she originally appeared, in November of last year,

On the launch of an intercontinental long-range rocket (ICBM),

Thoughts had flowed. Many grumbles:

Could this young woman one day lead the world's most mysterious position?

Still, at the time it was a huge leap to make.