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Chapter 10 – Fate

It was night again. Jun Xiong was wandering along the streets. He was worried for Mara. Although he had only known her yesterday, he had felt a special connection with her. Somehow, he hoped to see her again. He wanted to know more about her. The only reason he left her quickly last night was because he decided it would be better for her to be in her room before it gets later in the night. But he had another reason…

Oh dear! What am I thinking? Jun Xiong slapped his thoughts about Mara away. He was finally home. There were far more important things for him to settle. He needed to look for his parents, both of whom he had not seen in 10 years. But he did not know where to go. There was no one he could seek for help and his house was vacant when he visited an hour ago. His parents had moved to another place but where?

Jun Xiong was lonely and disappointed. He made his way to Marina City Park, a place where he used to go whenever he felt gloomy. He had no idea there were heavy construction activities taking place at Marina. Cranes, piling rigs, excavators and many more construction machineries greeted him.

He rushed to the park. Jun Xiong was blessed as his favourite spot by the small lake was intact for now. He sat on the grass and someone came into his mind – Thelma. She used to be here with him. Thelma, you have no idea how much I had missed you, Jun Xiong whispered to the winds. His heart ached for his first love, a lost love which he knew was gone forever. There was no way he could look for her. He supposed she had moved on with her life and forgotten all about him.

He fell back onto the grass. He was mesmerized by the crowd of sparkling stars in the sky. Star gazing had been his escape from harsh realities of life. Jun Xiong felt freedom. He was taken away momentarily and his heart was soaring in the sky alongside the stars.

“Twinkle, twinkle, little star,

How I wonder what you are.

Up above the world so high,

Like a diamond in the sky.

Twinkle, twinkle, little star,

How I wonder what you are…”

He was humming his childhood song again. His Dad used to sing with him and watched the stars with him when he was young. How he wished he could be a child again – no worries, no pain, no sadness…

“Hey, what are you doing here?” Mara’s cheerful voice interrupted his thoughts as her face came into view.

Submitted: April 02, 2009

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Clandestine Soul

yay... first...

haha... i love it... i read all the other chapters and found it very interesting...

it's only quite sad... and i hate jake for molesting his cousin which he even called forbidden fruit...

oh, and jun xiong was such a gentleman...

thumbs up for you... keep up the good work...

good day...

Thu, April 2nd, 2009 8:54am


Woah! Thanks for reading so many chapters at a go! You have no idea how encouraged I feel from reading your comment. And yea, Jake was mean. And Jun Xiong will stay as a gentleman. Haha... That i gotta reveal. =D

Thu, April 2nd, 2009 2:11am

ah hiam

nice maria appears at the right romantic..cant wait to see next chap!

Thu, April 2nd, 2009 5:36pm


Yes it is ah hiam! I chose this place specially. I'm happy that you found it romantic too ^.^

Thu, April 2nd, 2009 5:28pm


Awwww! ^^

Fri, April 3rd, 2009 11:23pm



Fri, April 3rd, 2009 5:54pm


this has to be love... :D

Wed, April 8th, 2009 7:50am


=D I hope so!

Wed, April 8th, 2009 1:25am

Art of Life

ah.. gazing up at the stars.. something we should all do every now and then =)

Sat, April 11th, 2009 4:31pm


Haha... Yes! Its a very pleasant thing to do. And ROMANTIC! ^.^

Mon, April 13th, 2009 6:41pm

yuu shindemura

oh, i see--Jun Xiong also has also a hurtful or rather, a bittersweet past on him. and Mara approaches to him is so sweet--like it's already night time and he's concerned so he let Mara go back to the apartment--but Mara seeks for him then--

it's so sweet! hehe! ^.^

am still on vacation...sigh...i'm one of those people who never gets much excited on a vacation...anywayz, i'll still be on one week before this vacation's over, jiahui-chan...i just rarely used this oppurtunity to log on, yeah i rarely have the chance and all.

anywayz, yeah keep me updated. ^.^

Mon, April 13th, 2009 12:57pm


Aww... Its so sweet of you to read my novel while you're still on vacation. And yea, Jun Xiong had a sad past which makes them closer to each other. ^.^

Mon, April 13th, 2009 6:45pm


awww how sweet!! I love twinkle twinkle little star!!! this is really good! love it!

Fri, April 17th, 2009 10:45am


You're the first to say you love twinkle twinkle little star! I'm glad you love it. ^.^

Fri, April 17th, 2009 4:36am


Seems like he suffered too... twin spirits... good thing is he doesn't seem like a jerk, I hope it stays that way.

Fri, April 24th, 2009 1:49pm


No worries... This I gotta reveal! He will remain that way. ^.^

Fri, April 24th, 2009 5:26pm


ooh!!! hott, and sensitive!!!! yay!!!! mara!!! u've found the perfect guy! don't let him go!!!!


Sat, April 25th, 2009 11:59pm


^.^ I find him hot too! Haha...

Sun, April 26th, 2009 5:17pm

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