Chapter 1:

The dream seller

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The rain kept echoing.Bookmark here

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It was raining hard that night.Bookmark here

You couldn’t even see the moon.Bookmark here

A man dressed all in black was walking down the streets.Bookmark here

His hat looked new, his clothes, did not.Bookmark here

Despite that, he seemed in a good mood.Bookmark here

The man kept walking, just like he did on every rainy day.Bookmark here

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A sole young boy was sitting on a bench.Bookmark here

He was looking down.Bookmark here

He seemed like he didn’t care.Bookmark here

The rain kept falling onto his small back.Bookmark here

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“What’s the story, my young friend?” - The chipper man asked while sitting down.Bookmark here

“Leave me alone” - said the young boy.Bookmark here

The man smiled to himself.Bookmark here

He then, brought his suitcase onto his lap.Bookmark here

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He tapped his finger on top the cover twice.Bookmark here

The rain suddenly stopped.Bookmark here

The man then, looked at the boy and let a small soft laugh.Bookmark here

“I just stopped the rain in your mind”.Bookmark here

Before the boy could glare him back, the man burst to laughter.Bookmark here

“Oh gods, that’s the cheesiest thing I’ve ever said”.Bookmark here

“This old man is gross” - thought the boy.Bookmark here

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The man then opened his suitcase.Bookmark here

Curiously, the boy peeked at the inside.Bookmark here

It was completely empty.Bookmark here

“Ew” - The boy thought in disgust. “This man is nuts”.Bookmark here

Before the boy could stand up, the man pulled up a book from inside the suitcase.Bookmark here

“Huh?” - the kid stared at it. “I thought it was empty”.Bookmark here

The man opened up the book and adjusted his glasses.Bookmark here

“My, so your dog died. That’s so sad”.Bookmark here

The boy stood up in one go.Bookmark here

“What do you even know?!”Bookmark here

“Calm down, my boy” - The man smiled while he closed the book. “Arthur here would be sad”.Bookmark here

“Arthur?”Bookmark here

That’s when the boy noticed the small blond dog panting next to the man.Bookmark here

“Huh?! Arthur?!”Bookmark here

The kid could not believe his eyes.Bookmark here

Without thinking twice, the boy ran and hugged his dog. It’s fur got all ruffled.Bookmark here

“Well, aren’t you glad, my son?”Bookmark here

The kid looked up to the man, all teary.Bookmark here

“How?”Bookmark here

The man stood up.Bookmark here

“Arthur never died. It was just a bad dream.” - he smiled at him.Bookmark here

Before the kid could reply, the man grabbed his suitcase and left quietly.Bookmark here

The kid thought of quickly following him, but he heard some barking.Bookmark here

He turned around and saw his dog barking at someone who was getting closer.Bookmark here

It was his mother.Bookmark here

“Where have you been?” - he heard her voice, still distant.Bookmark here

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The rain kept echoing.Bookmark here

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Just like music beats.Bookmark here

It was raining hard that night.Bookmark here

You couldn’t even see the moon.Bookmark here

A man dressed all in black was walking down the streets.Bookmark here

His hat looked new, his clothes, did not.Bookmark here

Despite that, he seemed in a good mood.Bookmark here

The man kept walking, just like he did on every rainy day.
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