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A visually impaired fortune teller who had set up stall at the entrance of the alleyway once told me, “Your love life is destined to be tragically entangled with a man, and it will not come to a good end.”... more>>
My payment to him was a half-drank soda can stuffed into his hands.
I walked away with an air of indignation. “Hey, you haven’t paid!”
His yelling was still audible from a few blocks away.
Are you for real, you could not even tell if your customer is a man or a woman, what fortune can you possibly tell?
Count yourself lucky I did not thrash your stall.
Sitting here at the train station, with my cheeks swelling into the size of a pig’s head, disheveled clothes, both hands empty, I recalled the words of the fortune teller.
I regret not paying my dues and a bit more to him.
It is a pity before today, I have been living the life of a fool.
Not only did I not redeem myself from being involved with a man, I did not discern that I will never come to a good end……..
~ My story is dedicated to everyone who have entered my life, those who stayed and those who left. One of my favorite poet said: “There is a story, the one and only story that deserves to be told in its entirety.”
To me, this is exactly what I need to tell. ~
Kakeru, a former elite runner at high school, is chased for stealing food. He is saved by a Kansei University student Haiji, who is also... more>> a runner. Haiji persuades Kakeru to live in the old dormitory "Chikuseisou" where he plans to team up with fellow residents to enter the Hakone Ekiden relay marathon, one of the most prominent university races in Japan. Kakeru soon finds out that all of the residents except for Haiji and himself are complete novices.
Wiro Sableng or Pendekar 212 is a novel series written by Bastian Tito.... more>>
A youth with the monicker Wiro Sableng, originally named Wira Saksana, shouldered a burden of vengeance over the murder of his parents, who were killed when he was a baby. If not for being rescued by his teacher, the infamous Crazy, Mighty Martial Artist Sinto Gendeng, Wiro would have met the same fate as his parents.
Taken as a disciple by Sinto Gendeng, Wiro became a formidable martial artist with his weapon Deadly Fire Dragon Hatchet 212 and was imprinted a tattoo “212” on his chest.
With his supreme skills taught by Sinto Gendeng, and accompanied by his formidable Hatchet, Wiro roamed the lands and seas of Indonesia and beyond, taking down criminals and evil martial artists and fulfilling his blood vengeance, acting funny and crazy while he was at it!