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♛ Scarlet Carousel | Prologue III

{Prologue III} Jae (Song Jae Won)'s 1999South Korea They wouldn't let me out. When I finally shoved past the barricade of arms, and barreled out of the bedroom into Dad’s chamber where the loud noises echoed, I had to cough hard to clear my lungs. Clouds of smoke in the air were far too viscous… Continue reading ♛ Scarlet Carousel | Prologue III

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♛ Scarlet Carousel | Prologue II

{Prologue II} Pierre, Kim Sarkozy's 1999South Korea His last words to him were: “Do not ever speak a word of what you saw.” Time will never diminish Pierre's memories of this particular night. Through dreams and waking nightmares, his recollection always began like this: The assailant's large pointed dagger was dripping with fresh scarlet blood.… Continue reading ♛ Scarlet Carousel | Prologue II

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Book Review: Waking Up Married

I received this book from Harlequin KISS in exchange for a review, and here it is! By Mira Lyn Kelly Date Published: January 22, 2013 Publisher: Harlequin KISS My Ratings: 7.2 / 10 “Life isn't about getting everything you want the instant you want it. Some things are worth waiting for.” Additional Info: From USA… Continue reading Book Review: Waking Up Married

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oo4 ✦ Dangerous Mind ✦

The kids today are gone away petitioning the dust Just misfit melancholy dregs gone lost in the mall Wanderers to nowhere at all It was never in Max’s honest intentions to fall asleep with his head in Devynn's lap. It was never in his expectations that she would stay to watch him fall asleep. She… Continue reading oo4 ✦ Dangerous Mind ✦

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oo3 ✦ Dangerous Mind ✦

In so many ways we live to follow the sun In so many ways we exalt and fail as one In so many ways we want so bad to be done "Now be a good boy, Max, hold on to this white bag. Wait at that junction for a man in a black trenchcoat. You… Continue reading oo3 ✦ Dangerous Mind ✦

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oo2 ✦ Dangerous Mind ✦

Don't you think you've had enough Do their claws make sores Take my hand and come away "We have with us a fresh face from Seoul, where many of you were from. Make him feel welcome. Please come in, Max." Stoicly, Max stepped in. He scanned the classroom, his gaze never faltering when his eyes… Continue reading oo2 ✦ Dangerous Mind ✦

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oo1 ✦ Dangerous Mind ✦

The night is long - shadows grow on my wall I'm calling out but no one's home; Cause paranoia is the only friend I know Street lamps dimmed promptly at midnight, signalling the witching hours. A rented motorbike cruised along the Kan-Etsu expressway at a speed enough to give the common man a heart attack.… Continue reading oo1 ✦ Dangerous Mind ✦

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♛ Scarlet Carousel | oo2

{Installation} - [oo2] Noemie Matsumoto is accustomed to getting what she wants. A girl with a purpose. February 2017South Korea “Noemie is late! I tried dialling her cellphone but it’s been going straight to voicemail.” “I wouldn’t be too worried. Knowing Noemie, she’s possibly hooked up with some fella on her way to Miller’s.” Reina… Continue reading ♛ Scarlet Carousel | oo2

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♛ Scarlet Carousel | oo1

{Installation} - [oo1] …he rolls the strange word around his tongue, “Home.”To a vagabond, the concept of belonging constantly emerges as an entirely new sensation. January 2017South Korea Jae cruises down Myeongdong alley, slows down only to briefly admire a pair of attractive well-heeled legs that were thinly veiled by sheer hosiery, elegantly crossed at… Continue reading ♛ Scarlet Carousel | oo1

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♛ Scarlet Carousel | Prologue V

{Prologue} Noemie Matsumoto's 2017,South Korea When Noemie first laid eyes upon his handsomely flawed face, her heart squeezed with unexplained intrigue. Everything about him screamed perfection, right down to his seeming lack of passion for love, lust and women, which was totally atypical considering his type. Usually, a once-over was Noemie required to have men… Continue reading ♛ Scarlet Carousel | Prologue V

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♛ Scarlet Carousel | Prologue IV

{Prologue} Eiji Saito's 1999Fukushima Sunshine boy!  Back home in Fukushima, the old lady with the limp at the convenience store welcomed her favourite elementary school boy with a daily tube of chocolate mint candies. Before her passing, Eiji crossed the street twice a day just to say hello and accepted her gifts with great appreciation.… Continue reading ♛ Scarlet Carousel | Prologue IV