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Chapter 26 – Realizations

Mara woke up with a start. Am I dead? She had vague memories of Jun Xiong in her body. Mara was all alone in her hospital room. Uncle Lim had left to look for Jun Xiong’s father. She held up her hand as a shade for her eyes against the powerful sun rays penetrating through the window next to her bed. It was morning already. Where is Jun Xiong?

“Jun Xiong, are you around?” She called out for him. There was no response. Mara tried a few more times. No answer.

Panic gripped her. Is he gone? “No… I don’t want to be left alone.” Mara was wailing already.

“Morning Mara! Why is my silly girl crying?” Jun Xiong entered the room, smiling jovially. He’s still here! Mara jumped up to hug him.

“Easy my dear. You won’t want to be hurt by the feeding tubes.” He had a soothing voice. I don’t care about those stupid tubes, Mara thought to herself. She was overjoyed to see him.

Jun Xiong let her go after a short embrace and sat on her bed. “How are you feeling?”

“Weak.” Mara’s body was exhausted. The iciness of Jun Xiong’s soul in her took up most of her bodily heat and energy. She had been lucky as Jun Xiong left her body quick enough.

Mara took a swift glance over her body. Her legs looked fine, she could flex her arms a little, her neck… Oh no! Where’s my watch?!

“Jun Xiong, have you seen my watch?” Mara was fumbling her blankets frantically.

“What watch? I don’t remember you having a watch.”Jun Xiong started searching the surrounding cupboards.

“My only watch… I have a pocket watch around my neck.” She was on the verge of tears now. I cannot lose it! It’s the only thing I have left of Mum!

Jun Xiong opened the drawers. “Here it…” He paused as he held up her watch in his hand.

Phew! It’s found! Mara heaved a sigh in relief. Jun Xiong was standing very still.

“Is something wrong?” She asked him. Why is he looking at my pocket watch in that way?

“Mara, how did you get this watch?” His voice was very low. Why? What happened? Mara was getting nervous.

“My mum left it to me. I believe it is from my father. Is there any problems? Why are you looking so pale?”Jun Xiong was extremely solemn.

The gloomy silence was unbearable.

“Can you say something please? You’re scaring me.” Jun Xiong’s eyes were searching her face frantically. More silence…

“Jun Xiong, are you ok? I told you before that I was searching for my father with a watch left by my mother. It is the watch in your hand now. Please say something. Say anything!” She pleaded with him.

He finally spoke. “Mara, what is your age?”

“I just turned 16 last month. Why are you asking me this all of a sudden?” Something seems to be wrong

He inched towards her slowly, almost a millimetre every second. Time seemed to crawl by as Mara listened to the ticking of her watch.

“What is your mother’s name?” Jun Xiong had articulated word-by-word.

“Thelma.”


Submitted: April 17, 2009

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BigSunShine

oh my great giddy aunt!!! he's her dad isnt he? O.O

Fri, April 17th, 2009 1:56pm

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dearie, you're catching this really fast. This is my biggest twist in the story.

Fri, April 17th, 2009 8:13am

ah hiam

oh my god!! what a shocking revalation! dib expect that at all...

Mon, April 20th, 2009 6:08pm

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YES! This is a major twist I had in mind all the time. ^.^

Mon, April 20th, 2009 5:23pm

kitty98

Okay that is so... wow I am speechless.

Fri, April 24th, 2009 2:23pm

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In a good way I hope? Haha...

Fri, April 24th, 2009 5:19pm

yuu shindemura

ohwhattheheckanotherrevelationthinghappened?!?!?!

that's just---oh no way i didn't really did i just---

*vomits blood*

lol

but NO! i said in chapter21 that i somehow wasn't that thrilled on the kiss----------

so i wasn't really much---much thrilled! crap! that--this---these---all of this twists are just too awesome! icantbelieveitbutihavetobelieveit!!!!

*nose bleed!!*


hehe lolz! honestly, i'm in awe of your writing talent. ^.^

Mon, April 27th, 2009 2:01pm

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Hahaha... That's the most stunning comment I'd got! YAY! I've succeeded! This was totally unexpected right?! Haha... Awesome twists?! YES! I'm all smiles here. ^.^

Mon, April 27th, 2009 5:10pm

jennoria

OMGOSH!!!!! i knew it!!!! noo!!!! thats sooo not even cool!!!! no no no no no no no no no no!!! im blacking hta part outta my head!!!!

*JeNnA*

Wed, April 29th, 2009 5:11am

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Oh dear... You might not like the following chapter! >.<

Tue, April 28th, 2009 10:28pm

JenDamsel

OMG!!!! ewwww!!! :C
is that true?
ewwww! lol
omg... now i'm veryyyyyy sad ...and disgust lol.

like i said before you have IT lol

Tue, May 12th, 2009 8:33am

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All answers are about to be revealed...

P.S. Thelma is truely Mara's mother!

Tue, May 12th, 2009 2:10am

atmmta

that's creepy and oh so disturbing

Fri, July 3rd, 2009 8:41pm

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=)

Tue, December 29th, 2009 12:18am

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