It was the biggest moment of my life. Maybe the happiest moment in my life. All my dedication, all my effort, everything, everything has finally paid off. I couldn't remember how much I cried when making it, how much sweat I produced and how much blood that had been poured out. It was a tiresome effort but today I am finally rewarded. I couldn't help but feel excited about it.
So I bought myself an expensive suit, got myself a haircut and sprayed myself with expensive perfume. Basically I spent a great deal of money making sure I looked good. I looked amazing even, but the amount of money isn't what is important. The important thing is that the winner is about to be announced at the venue at this moment. I was nervous, but I was confident.
“The winner is… Ryan.”
As I heard my name called on the stage, I couldn't help but let out a cry of victory. I was so happy and the people at the venue clapped and congratulated me on winning. I stood up and was about to step onto the stage, but I felt a thug on my wrists. An elegant woman in an elegant dress stopped me suddenly. The look on her face enchanted me to the point that I forgot why I was standing there now. I thought she was going to congratulate me as well but the words coming out of her mouth weren't quite what I expected
“Do you know that none of this is real?”
“This award that you are about to take. It's all fake Ryan.”
"W, what do you mean?" Even though I described her as beautiful, her face quickly blurred. No, maybe my vision is. The people around me started to become distorted and I was losing the ability to see clearly.
"W, what's happening?” Soon bits by bits began to disappear and cracks started to form.
“It’s time to wake up, Ryan.”
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