Evidence-Free (ii)

Menjadi seorang kasir bukanlah pekerjaan yang menggairahkan. Kadang Jean hanya mampu mendesah atau menghamburkan sejumput tawa ringan saat berandalan murahan menggodanya di tengah kesunyian pelayanan drive-thru, terutama menjelang malam buta.

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It Is You, All Along

The windows on my left barely touched the roof, but the width was as broad as this room. From the lights that came through the slit between the thin purple curtains, I believed it was morning. Or perhaps in the middle of the day. I wasn’t sure.

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Sabina Mara: The Violet Mermaid (Chapter 6)

Semua yang hadir pada prosesi pemakaman itu menunduk hingga dagu mereka nyaris menyentuh tenggorokan; menggenggam seluruh jemari masing-masing untuk terhanyut dalam alunan lagu yang dikumandangkan pagi itu.

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The tip of her finger paused of tracing the words. Her heart refused to take a dash of air. ‘It smells awful’, she said. She couldn’t help but wonder whether the filthy breeze was assorted among the dusts, dirts and mold, or just originated from a stench of death at the corner of the room.

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