Chapter 4: Clarity (1/10)

Thursday (1/10)

Experience and carelessness speak volumes.

Jing was serving a table when he saw JZ carrying what looked like Elle in his arms, but she was not wearing what he had seen her in before.

JZ entered the cafeteria and all 11 people stared at the oddity.  Continue reading Chapter 4: Clarity (1/10)

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Chapter 11: Hand (5/5)

Saturday (5/5)

“It’s not the ideal moment, but I still want you to meet them,” he answered with an awkward smile.  JZ felt a poke on his back and he turned around.  “Mom, dad,” he said as he led them a step closer to view Elle, “let me introduce you to Elle.  She’s my newest songwriter, and before that, she was a published poet.  Soon, she’ll be returning to teach English to first graders.  Elle, this is my mom, Mrs. Li.  This is my dad, Mr. Zhong.”

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Chapter 11: Hand (4/5)

Saturday (4/5)

JZ and Elle quickly got to their feet and turned their heads to the front door.  They saw everyone that works at JZ’s studio was flooding in to his suite with cheers, gifts, balloons, beer, and lastly, a large cake.  Once everyone was in his suite, they cheered, “HAPPY BIRTHDAY!”

Elle had a short gasp and said, “I forgot today is your birthday,” and looked at him with surprise.

He smiled and forgave her.

“Why didn’t you tell me?”

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Chapter 10: Cage (3/6)

Chapter 10: Cage (3/6)

“ELLE! ELLE! ELLE! WAKE UP!” JZ yelled as he frantically shook her body.

She did not wake up.

“ELLE! ELLE! ELLE! WAKE UP!” he yelled again, frantically shaking her body.

She did not wake up.

People gathered closer to see what happened to her and if she would wake up.

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Chapter 6: Restart

Chapter 6: Restart (1/2)

Walking several blocks to the subway station, riding the subway, and then walked another few blocks to arrive at the studio was a three-hour long commute each way from home to work in the sweltering heat and high humidity for Elle….

What else you'll find:

Wind

Bend grass

Breath

Bend people

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Chapter 6: Restart (2/2)

Elle returned to Buzzy’s workroom with a red nose and puffy eyes.

“What happened?” Buzzy asked, concerned.

To CeeCee, “I cut the tour short,” she quietly said.

CeeCee translated.

“But you were gone for more than an hour,” he asked, a little frustrated at the absurd answer she gave him.

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