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It’s Just Business 3

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 The instant I turned the door knob, the manager pushed his way into my room and Jing followed closely behind him, walking into Min who was still asleep. There, he handed me two plane tickets, and returned more files we mailed over before my arrival, all signed…Continue readingIt’s Just Business 3

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One and Three, on Two

About an hour after my parents left the house to attend the yearly seventh month gathering, the creaking of my bedroom door stirred me awake but not to the point of full consciousness. Thinking that it was one of my sisters getting something from my room, it wasn’t until I felt the two sides of…Continue readingOne and Three, on Two

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Hypocritical Act

(Hayley asked) ‘Why don’t you have a seat first? Let me take my meds and bring you water.’ Her thirteen-year-old sister disappeared into a room and stayed very quiet, while Hayley returned to the glass coffee table with my water and a zip lock pouch containing some powder. Pouring some of the content out onto…Continue readingHypocritical Act

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Mother-Daughter Club

(I whispered) ‘Are you sure it’s safe?’ ‘Yeah! I spotted her at the club when we were leaving.’ ‘Serious? Aren’t you the least bothered by it?’ ‘That can wait.’ Without wasting anymore time, we ‘bashed’ through the main door of her house and started stripping each other, lining the floor with our sweaty, wet clothes…Continue readingMother-Daughter Club

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Indebted

11-06-20. 2300. 540107. 10F. After receiving a piece of paper with the above text from my boss, I found myself waiting at the stairs of that said block, still unsure of what this ‘new assignment’ was. For the first 3 months at this small, debt-recovery company, I was running the bothersome task of collecting payment…Continue readingIndebted