“If I had to choose again, I’d still choose our story. I would still choose you.” These were one of lines he read as his tears came out without warning. As he traveled in the Philippines, he found himself on a tropical island in the province of Palawan, where a certain incident led him to a woman who has something from her past that connects them. Looks, money, fame? He thought he had it all. Until one day, he found himself right outside her house. Jace Park, one of the famous Kpop idols, is ready to risk everything just to win her woman back.View More
Jace, My heart aches in sadness and secret tears flow while writing this letter. After I found out about my pregnancy, I was diagnosed with severe anemia. I was told to take a rest and drink my medicine, which I did. But unfortunately, it didn't work on me. If this letter was passed on to you, then I might be gone now. But that's okay, because I have prepared everything for Era, the things that our daughter would need as she grows up, specially her follow up check-ups and vaccines. Her documents are all prepared in case you would need it for processing her papers and also, I have left an album that records my pregnancy journey. Please have Era see it, I wanted her to know how much I took
Two years later... "Da-ddy!! " Sigaw ng isang batang babae kay Jace habang pilit nitong isinisiksik ang kanyang maliit na katawan sa braso ng ama, she went beside her dad, kissed him on the cheeks and started jumping up and down the bed. "Mm? Era, baby. Why did you wake up this early?" Kahit pipikit pikit ang mata ay pilit nyang iminumulat ito at tumingin sa maliit na alarm clock na nakapatong sa kanyang lamesa. 'It's just five in the morning…' Kahit nakahiga ay liningon nito ang paligid ng kwarto at dumungaw sa labas ng bintana na katabi lang ng kanyang kama. Ang puting kurtina ay ihinangin ng malakas kaya natakpan nito nang bahagya ang gwapong mukha ng lalaki. He woke up to the sound of the waves.
Isang malakas na sigaw ang narinig mula sa kwarto na ikinagulat nila Jazzy at Justin. Both rushed to the bathroom where Regina is. "Ang sakit!" Muling sigaw ng buntis habang nakasandal ito sa pader at nakahawak sa kanyang tiyan. "What are you guys doing there? I said ang sakit!" She added. Nagkatinginan ang dalawa na para bang hindi alam kung anong gagawin. Muli nalang silang gumalaw nang makarinig muli ng isa pang hiyaw. Si Justin ay agad na lumapit kay Regina habang ang kaibigan ng dalaga ay mabilis na lumabas upang magtawag ng nurse. "Noona, are you going to give birth? A-anong gagawin ko?" Tanong ng binata. Dahan-dahan nitong inaalalayan ang buntis at tinulungan na makaupo sa higaan. But Regina didn't like the feeling
"Has he arrived yet?" Tanong ni Regina sa binatang si Justin habang pilit niyang iminumulat ang mga mata nito sa pagkakatulog. He was advised to stay at the hospital because she could give birth at any time. Napatingin ang dalaga sa orasan na nakasabit sa puting ding-ding at muling nilingon ang binatang nakaupo malapit sa kanya. "It's been six hours since his flight. Bakit wala pa siya?" She asked nervously. Hindi nanaman ito mapakali sa isiping hindi nito makikita ang lalaking minamahal. "Ssh...He'll come. I'm sure my brother will come. You just need to take a rest. Kailangan lumabas ng pamangkin ko nang hindi stressed." Justin responded jokingly. He looked at the time in his black watch and took out his phone from his pocket and later on excused himself out of the room.
After hours of flight, nakarating na din ng Seoul si Jace. Wearing a simple white shirt paired with his acid wash jeans, he wore his glasses to avoid people. Kahit may mga ilan na namukhaan siya ay agad din itong nakaalis sa airport ng mapayapa. Sinundo ito ng kanilang manager at dalawa sa kagrupo niya. Sa loob ng sasakyan ay agad niyang binuksan ang kanyang cellphone at sunod-sunod na text messages at notifications ang kanyang natanggap. Medyo napasimangot ang binata dahil wala siyang mensahe na natanggap mula sa nobya. Pinaroaming pamandin nito ang sim na ginamit niya sa pilipinas. He scrolled through his inbox and smiled as he read his younger brother's message. "Thank you, hyung." It was a simple thank you but Jace couldn't help himself but smile as he was called hyung or ku
Malungkot na tinanaw ni Regina ang nobyo hanggang sa mawala ito sa kanyang paningin. Napasinghap nalang ang dalaga at nakasimangot ito na humarap kay Justin."Nakapasok na siya." Maikling sambit niya at muli ay humakbang. Agad naman siyang sinundan ng binata at sinabayan ang lakad nito."Why didn't you tell him? We both know that he--"Hindi na pinatapos pa ng dalaga ang sinasabi ng lalaki dahil alam niyang pagsasabihan lang siya nito. Tumigil ito sa paglalakad at sinulyapan ang binata."Don't worry. I'll tell him after their concert." She said and smiled. "Ayokong dumagdag pa ako sa iisipin niya, so I decided to tell him after their concert. It's just a month from now so I think that would be fine." She added.
The next day, Jace woke up with joy in his heart. Natulog ito sa ospital dahil sinamahan niya ang nobya. Sinabihan kasi si Regina ng kanyang doktor na ipagpabukas ang pag-alis dahil may inaantay pa silang karagdagang resulta.He stretched his arms and looked at her woman who's still asleep. Dahan-dahan siyang tumayo at maiging nag-ingat upang hindi makagawa ng kahit na anong ingay. Linapitan niya ang dalaga at marahang hinalikan niya ito sa noo."Good morning." He whispered.Bigla siyang napatingin sa kanyang suot na relo at muli ay bumaling ng tingin sa nobya. Ngayon kasi ang araw ng alis niya pabalik ng Korea. Alas tres ng hapon ay kailangan nasa airport na siya dahil alas-kwatro ang flight nito.He felt pain in his chest thinking
Jace excitedly twisted the doorknob and opened the door. Inilapag niya ang kanyang mga binili sa lamesa at hinanap ang nobya. He shouted for her name but he got no response. Ang akala ng binata ay nakatulog ito kaya naman naglakad siya patungo sa kwarto ng dalaga, ngunit bago pa siya makapasok sa silid ay agad siyang nakatanggap ng isang tawag. His forehead creased ang his lips curled, giving an astonished look. Nagtataka siya kung bakit tumatawag ang kanilang manager. 'Why would he call?' He cleared his throat and answered the call. Pinaalalahanan lang pala siya na huwag gumawa ng kalokohan o anumang issue dahil malapit na ang world tour nang kanilang grupo. "Don't worry manager, I got this all handled." Paninigurado ng binata. Ilang minuto pa nag-usap ang dalawa bago ito nagpaalam at ibinaba ang telepono. He took a deep breath and looked around. Hindi niya pa rin