When Sang Zhi was thirteen, she secretly fell in love with a man.
The man appeared to be rather cold, and had an air of laziness around him. When he spoke, his voice seemed to be devoid of all energy. He frequently visited her home, whiling the entire afternoon away by playing video games with her brother in his room.
During the rare occasions when she delivered fruit and snacks into her brother’s room, he would turn towards her in a careless manner, his lips curving into a smile so dazzling it seemed inhumane – “Hey kid, what’s up? Why do your cheeks turn red whenever you see me?”