• Vol. 03
  • Chapter 03
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See Me Jump

The sea undulates. I stand on the edge of the pier. My heart thumps inside my chest.Beads of sweat perspire on my face. I am frightened.

Meiki erupts into bouts of guffaws. He sits on a wooden bench, cackling, clutching his stomach with splayed hands.

A pang of anger engulfs me and hot tears brim my eyes.

How dare he?!

I glance up at the sky; seagulls soar, their wings fluttering in the wind and a myriad of stars twinkle.

Suddenly, my hearts returns to a normal cadence and my anger miraculously evaporates into some semblance of peace.

My grim face morphs; it is bereft of all the gloomy expressions that I just had exhibited.


I take a deep breath and plunge into the sea. Consumed into water, my strokes are filled with gusto.

I have battled my fear.