[Drunken Jasmine]Chapter 8 – Angel Kiss

  Why is the scene in front of you hazy? It’s like a dream, is this an illusion?

  No, it’s not a hallucination, she’s right in front of me, her pink lips are gleaming, and the sky is full of petals flying behind her. The whole world is full of fragrance, is she a flower fairy?

  No, it’s not the petals, it’s a goose feather snow, why is it snowing?

  No wonder I feel so cold, it turned out to be snowing and the cold snot came out, it was so shameful. Just wipe it, why is it red?

  How did I get shorter? Are you turning into a dwarf? No, my legs are weak. Why are my legs soft? Is it frozen?

  Why can’t I see things clearly, as if I’m falling off a cliff. Why did it stop? Am I pinched in the treetops? No, someone was holding me tightly. Although I couldn’t see who it was, I could smell the fragrant jasmine scent.

  Take a deep breath, it’s so fragrant, so warm, so soft, so I want to sleep, I’m sleepy.

  But why are my ears so noisy? I don’t understand what they are saying. You are so noisy, let me sleep for a while.

  ”Security! Quick! Call an ambulance.”

  ”It’s too slow for the ambulance to come, just this taxi.”

  ”Brother Xiong!”

  ”I’ll chase it out to see what’s wrong with him!”

  ”Passed out with a nosebleed!”

  ”Working overtime three nights in a row is exhausting.”

  ”Hurry up and get him into the car.”

  The world was finally quiet, and I slept very comfortably, like being in a cradle, being shaken gently.

  There were flowers all around me, the strong scent of jasmine. Am I dead?

  No, I shouldn’t be dead, I can still open my eyes. It’s blurry, but something is still visible.

  It turned out that I was not in the cradle, a person hugged me tightly. There are no flowers around me either, but there is a strong scent of jasmine. Looking up slightly, it seems to be her in the hazy, how is this possible? It must be a dream, sweet dream, close my eyes, I don’t want to wake up yet.

  I seem to have slept for a long time, and gradually, I feel full of energy. I must be a Super Saiyan, stronger every time I come back from the brink of death.

  ”Ah! Ahh! It hurts to death, take it easy.” Someone shouted beside me.

  I heard this sentence clearly, and I didn’t need to open my eyes to know that I must be on the battlefield and another comrade fell.

  It seems that the battle is extremely fierce, I can no longer pretend to sleep, I have to get up and fight.

  As soon as he opened his eyes, he frowned in the intense light.

  How does this feel like an emergency room? Should be in the hospital, right? The people around are like me, hanging on drips. what happened?

  There was another person beside her, who fell asleep leaning against the bed, with long black and beautiful hair covering her cheeks. Judging from the scent on her body, it should be her. She switched to pink nail polish today, and her fingers shone like diamonds in the light.

  ”The third bed is awake, and the drip is almost finished. Give him another bottle.”

  I saw a nurse walk up to me, replaced the drip bottle above my head with a new one, and said, “Are you awake? Hang up this bottle again, and you can leave when you’re done.”

  what is happening? I’m confused.

  ”You’re awake! How are you feeling?”, came her gentle voice.

  Turning her head, she was combing her long hair, looking a little anxious, but looking at me tenderly.

  ”I feel like my whole body is full of strength, as if I can run 10,000 meters right away.” I rubbed my eyes and said to her.

  ”That’s why you hung up on this drip. It’s all nutrient solution, which replenishes the energy of your whole body. You just fainted with a nosebleed.” She frowned, squinting at me, pursed her lips, Helpless expression.

  Yes, I suddenly remembered that it was at the door of the nightclub just now. It was really her, what happened?

  ”Why are you here?”, I asked, eyes wide in surprise.

  ”Someone called me and said that my fiancé was drunk and went crazy inside. I came to see and saw you staggering out at the door and fell to the ground with a nosebleed.” She looked regretful, solemnly said to me.

  ”He’s the devil,” I said to myself, shaking my head.

  ”What did you say? Did you hit your head?”, she touched my head and looked at me in confusion.

  I was silent, not knowing what to say. But I felt cold and glanced down. The dripping hand was very cold and was shaking slightly.

  She also found out, holding my hand gently, I suddenly felt as warm as spring, and there was a shy smile on our face.

  My heart was beating faster and faster, my forehead was sweating, and I felt power all over my body. She seemed to keep infusing me with infuriating energy, just like in a martial arts movie.

  In fact, these two bottles of nutrient solution supplemented my physical strength. I am now full of strength and full of energy.

  Looking up, the clock in the emergency room said it was 2:30 PM, so late.

  Her cell phone rang suddenly.

  ”Hey! Brother Xiong. Yes, wake up, it’s fine, okay, don’t worry.” She simply said a few words and hung up.

  It seems that Brother Xiong also cares about me.

  ”As soon as you fell to the ground, Brother Xiong chased you out. He and a few people carried you into a taxi. He just went back first. There are children at home to take care of.” She put the phone back in her bag and turned her head. said to me.

  I suddenly recalled that I had slept very comfortably just now, as if I was in a cradle. And someone hugged me tightly, wouldn’t that person be Brother Xiong? Really perverted! too disgusting!

  impossible! Why does Brother Xiong have the scent of jasmine? I squinted at her secretly, she was sorting out some bills for payment, could it be her?

  After two bottles of drip, I felt that my whole body was full of strength and energy. We took a taxi back together, she sent me downstairs first, and then continued to take the taxi home.

  These two bottles of nutrient solution are really amazing, I feel full of energy and have no sleep at all, even though it is already 3 am.

  The phone rang and I knew she must have arrived home safely.

  ”Hey, I’m home, how are you feeling?” came her gentle voice over the phone, without a trace of hesitation or embarrassment.

  ”Well, I’m full of energy, I’m not sleepy at all.” I’m serious, but she thinks I’m being cynical.

  ”It means you’ve recovered, it’s fine, good night, I’m sleepy.” She yawned.

  ”Good night.” After speaking, she hung up the phone.

  Lying blankly on the bed, looking at the ceiling, sighing that life is unpredictable. I was still dancing with the devil and the goblin just now, and I went to the cradle of heaven immediately.

  I felt that there were hard lumps in my nostrils, probably from nosebleeds.

  I got up and went to the bathroom and cleaned my nostrils in the mirror. Indistinctly, I found a light pink patch on my forehead. I couldn’t find it unless I looked closely. What is this? Are you allergic to medicine?

  I put my head in front of the mirror and studied it carefully. It was a faint lip print.

  What’s the situation? I wiped this lip print with my hands, and there was a jasmine scent on my hands.

  This burst of floral fragrance was like a drug, which made me instantly intoxicated, and my whole body became weak.

  Later I learned that even the devil has a warm side. In a small villa in a wealthy area, a father and daughter are sitting in the living room.

  ”Dad, I, I don’t want to get married so early.” Ni Ni said stubbornly to his father.

  ”You are not too young. Besides, Xiao Zhou is also a cadre. He has a successful career and is very serious about you. Love can be cultivated slowly.”

  Ni Ni looked out the window with a helpless expression.

  ”You don’t have a more reliable candidate than Xiao Zhou, so be honest and obedient. If you have one, Dad will definitely support you.” Ni Ni’s father lit a match, lit his pipe, and said solemnly.

  There is a father in the world who does not spoil his daughter, after all, it is his little lover. Ni Ni’s father hopes that his daughter will have a stable second half of her life. It’s never a good thing to have the opportunity to find a powerful and rich husband. Moreover, this son-in-law can also help with the family’s business, which is perfect.

  ”After a while, you guys go to pick out wedding dresses, have a meal outside and come back. I don’t want to spend a long time at home preparing dinner.” He flipped through the newspaper and exhaled a puff of smoke.

  As soon as he finished speaking, the doorbell rang, and Ni Ni watched his father get up and go out to open the door, expressionless.

  ”Xiao Zhou, you are here!”

  ”Uncle Zhang, hello. I just brought two bottles of wine. I don’t know if you like it or not. I can’t finish it if someone gave it to me.”

  ”Haha, you’re too polite. Ni Ni, Xiao Zhou is here, please come inside.”

  ”No, let’s hurry up and leave.”

  ”Okay, okay, okay, let’s go, be careful on the road.”

  Ni Ni picked up her bag, followed this Section Chief Zhou out, got into the car, her expression was a little stiff, she must be a little helpless.

  The section chief Zhou, named Zhou Shijun, is 38 years old. In officialdom, it is not easy to get a half-official position. A lot of women gave him his arms, but he knew that they were all for his power and money, he could only play, not marry. I’m going to find a reliable woman to marry and have children, and I’m quite serious about Ni Ni. After all, this woman is not the type to throw her arms around.

  ”Someone said, you came to the nightclub the day before yesterday?” Zhou Shijun asked while driving.

  ”Yes, someone called me and said, you are drunk, I’ll go take a look.” Ni Ni’s expression was calm, neither happy nor sad, neither angry nor happy.

  ”Who fought? Why didn’t I see you?” Zhou Shijun turned his head and asked curiously.

  Actually, that phone call was made secretly by Brother Xiong. Brother Xiong and Ni Ni are considered to be colleagues. I really can’t bear to watch it, so it can be regarded as a wake-up call for Ni Ni. That’s the way people with well-rounded faces know everything, don’t be a bad person in front of you, and don’t be a good person in front of you.

  ”What? Do you have something filthy?”, Ni Ni squinted at him. In fact, she didn’t care in her heart, she knew what kind of person he was, there were rules in the officialdom, and there was a ethos in the officialdom.

  ”How come, it’s all entertainment, there’s no way, it’s just a show.” He sneered and replied calmly. Although many times a full set is made for every scene, but if there is no real emotion, it is still a show.

  ”So I didn’t bother to come in, so I went back again.” Ni Ni said dismissively, turning her head to look outside the car. She deliberately avoided one thing, one thing she didn’t want Zhou Shijun to know.

  ”Next time, I’ll try to take you with me as well.” He stretched out a hand, put it on Ni Ni’s shoulder, and said triumphantly. In fact, the ethos of officialdom is disgusting. It’s not that the women are accompanied by the dusty women, or the wife of the official family is showing off their wealth.

  ”No, I don’t like that kind of occasion.” Ni Ni shook off the hand on her shoulder, squinting at him and said in disgust. For an artist who paints, his favorite occasion is probably only an art exhibition.

  ”I don’t like that kind of situation either. I can’t help it. Every family has a book that is hard to read, and a bowl of rice that is hard to eat.” He pretended to say helplessly.

  ”By the way, why don’t you always wear the engagement ring that I gave you? Do you think it looks bad?” Zhou Shijun turned his head and asked with a smile.

  ”I’ve never been in the habit of wearing a ring. Besides, it’s just an engagement ring, not a wedding ring. It doesn’t matter if I wear it or not.” Looking out of the car window, Ni Ni answered casually.

  Zhou Shijun can also be regarded as really doting on this girl, because she is pure, not like the mean women around him who throw their arms around him. If it were someone else, he would have been angry long ago.

  They came to a high-end bridal shop in the city.

  ”Senior Chief Zhou is here, and Mrs. Zhou is here too. Please come in, please come in.” The proprietress shouted loudly as she opened the door.

  ”We have several new styles, which should be very suitable for Mrs. Zhou’s model body, do you want to try it?”

  Ni Ni tried on a few wedding dresses, and with her tall figure, she was simply dazzling. Zhou Shijun was satisfied and nodded again and again. He felt that Ni Ni really wanted to wear these wedding dresses and get married as soon as possible.

  And Ni Ni looked in the mirror just to see if she was getting old and whether this wedding dress was worthy of a young man. She didn’t know why it was a young boy, she just thought so.

  ”When does Section Chief Zhou serve wine?”

  ”Planning for a month, I think the sooner the better, haha.” Zhou Shijun crossed Erlang’s legs, biting a cigarette in his mouth, puffing out smoke and laughing.

  ”Mrs. Zhou is really lucky. Marrying such a reliable man, how many people envy you. The main thing is that you have the strength of Section Chief Zhou, and you will have a good harvest in both career and love.”

  Hahaha, Zhou Shijun raised his head and laughed.

  After the two tried on the wedding dress, they went to a western restaurant for dinner.

  Halfway through the meal, Ni Ni threw the knife and fork, and suddenly said, “I don’t want to get married so early.”

  Zhou Shijun was stunned after hearing this. This was completely beyond his expectations, but he was very calm and everything was under his control. He felt that what he was going to do, no one could stop him.

  ”Okay, then it’s better later.” Zhou Shijun calmly cut a small piece of steak and stuffed it into his mouth.

  ”You, aren’t you afraid of me running away?”, Ni Ni played with the fork, shaking it at will, unintentionally eating.

  ”I’m so good to you, you have no reason to run away. Besides, I’ve been taking care of your dad’s small factory. In your dad’s eyes, I’m already a prospective son-in-law.” He picked up the glass and shook it. After a few laps, he took a sip, half-squinted his eyes, and the corner of his mouth cracked, revealing a sly smile.

  The second half of the sentence made Ni Ni very uncomfortable. She suddenly remembered a sentence, “The cage of fate, the prisoner of imprisonment.”

  This sentence is really the most appropriate to describe her.

  ”Hehe, my dad is my dad, I am me. He didn’t sell me to you, why are you so confident?” Ni Ni picked up the wine glass, took a sip, and asked with a dumb smile.

  ”Haha, just kidding. I am sincere to you and your family.” Zhou Shijun smiled and filled himself with wine, accompanied by beauties, and the amount of alcohol doubled.

  Ni Ni has an indescribable bitter taste in her heart. It’s very strange, she didn’t know how she didn’t feel this way before. People who engage in art may often follow their own feelings, otherwise, how can they have inspiration to create?

  After dinner, Zhou Shijun sent her home. The car stopped at her door, and as usual, Zhou Shijun gently kissed her angelic cheek. Today, she subconsciously dodged, but she immediately realized her unnatural reflection and stopped.

  After being gently kissed, Ni Ni got out of the car and entered her house. In the past, she would say “goodbye”, but today it is very strange, she just left.

  Zhou Shijun looked at her back and felt a little strange. Did he do anything to make her feel bad? There shouldn’t be any. Even if there are a few unruly women outside, they are really sincere to her. And who called her to the nightclub? Officialdom is dangerous, it seems that I still have to be careful and restrain myself. He started the engine and disappeared into the night.

  It was another Monday morning and I was lying in bed with my eyes wide open, waiting for the time to wake up. I’m full of energy, maybe it’s the effect of the two bottles of nutrient solution, or I’m looking forward to going to work in the unit?

  Arriving at the unit, before going up to the office building, he habitually looked up at her office window. She really stood there with a cup of coffee in her hand. I gave her a slight smile, and she saw me, tilted her head at me, curved the corners of her mouth, and looked mischievous.

  Enter the computer room office, sit at your desk and start busy work.

  ”Oh, the boy looks good, his face is red.” Brother Xiong shouted at the door of the office.

  I showed him my teeth and continued to work with my head down. Brother Xiong probed left and right, and when he saw no one, he slipped in.

  ”You’re recovering again! Last time you stayed all night for three days, why can’t you stand it this time? Did you go back and eat too much instant noodles, don’t eat instant noodles, remember .”, Brother Xiong’s smile today is so strange.

  ”Oh.” I glanced at him and replied obediently.

  Brother Xiong leaned his head closer to me, lowered the volume, and said to me in a suspicious tone, “You kid, you really hide it.”

  ”What?” I looked at him curiously.

  ”Come on!”, he finished, turned and left with a smile.

  It left me baffled and confused. But Brother Xiong is always like this, and sometimes people don’t understand. Maybe I’m too young to understand him.

  At ten o’clock in the morning, which is the busiest time for work in the unit, the whole building is silent, and everyone is busy with their work.

  ”That, Xiao Su! Come to my office, now!” The director’s loud voice came from the door.

  Listening to his tone, I seemed to be in a hurry, so I dropped the tools in my hand and walked out.

  When I got to the director’s office, I saw the director sitting on the desk with a helpless expression, as if he was thinking about something and wanted to say something important to me. I remembered, the director said to give me a bonus before, do you want to give me a bonus now?

  ”Come on, sit down.” The director pointed to the stool in front of him.

  I sat down and looked at him obediently, just like listening to the teacher teaching me in school.

  ”It’s been almost three months since you came to our unit for an internship, do you still feel comfortable?” The director turned on the kettle to pour water for himself, raised his head and glanced at me.

  ”It’s very adaptable, I feel good.” I answered the director honestly.

  ”These days, your skills have improved very quickly, but you don’t seem to have made much progress in learning to be a person. Maybe you are still young.” The director’s tone was just like my teacher, with a bit of a reprimand.

  I looked at him inexplicably, not knowing what to say, feeling that he was a little dissatisfied with me.

  ”The internship is over, what are your plans?” The director took a sip from the teacup and looked at me condescendingly.

  I suddenly felt very strange. Brother Xiong told me before that for a skilled person like me, after the internship, the unit will definitely stay and become a regular employee. Brother Xiong will also recommend me and tell me to rest assured.

  At the same time, the director was very satisfied with me a few days ago and said that he would give me a bonus, but why did he say such words now, does he not want to keep me?

  ”After the internship is over, it will be even better if you can become a regular.” I said to the director with a smirk.

  ”However, a job requires not only technical qualifications, but also how to handle interpersonal relationships. No matter how highly skilled a person is, if he has poor interpersonal relationships, no one will want to work with him, right?”, There is something in the director’s words that I don’t quite understand.

  Brother Xiong just came in, holding a few folders in his hand and placing them on the director’s desk, “Director, these bills have been sorted out, their unit said they want to invite you to dinner, I have already declined for you, that kind of thing. What kind of meal can a small unit order, it’s a waste of time.”

  ”Okay, well done, you can go.” The director smiled and patted Brother Xiong on the shoulder.

  Brother Xiong turned around and glanced at me, feeling that the atmosphere was a bit strange, but he didn’t say anything and walked out.

  ”These days, Xiaoxiong, has he taught you a lot? Look at how well he can handle interpersonal relationships. In work, the most important thing is to learn how to handle interpersonal relationships first. Technology is the foundation.” Cigarette, took a deep breath, leaned on the stool, and said to me.

  ”Do you understand? It’s good if you understand.” The director let out a breath of smoke and nodded to me.

  I stared at him stupidly, I don’t understand.

  ”Your internship period is only a few days away. If you want to leave, you can leave early. You can leave today. I have asked them to settle your internship salary and will send it to your salary card. Inside.” The director smiled at me after speaking, a look of blessing.

  I finally understood that the director wanted me to leave after my internship, and he didn’t want me to stay in the unit to work. This is my first job after graduation. I like it very much, and I feel very lost. I think it’s a good job, and the interpersonal relationship should be good.

  ”Why?” I said to the director. I think the director’s speech is very vague. Maybe these leaders speak like this, but I want to know what is wrong.

  ”I thought you understood it all, but it seems you still don’t understand. You really need to study hard. It’s not that simple to be a human being.” .

  ”You’re not too young. To tell you the truth, Section Chief Zhou has a lot of cooperative relations with our unit. You don’t respect him, he thinks you’re uncomfortable, and he asks you to leave. The reason is very simple, not complicated at all. I hope you can learn a lesson and learn to be a good person in the future. You are still young and your future is bright.” The director looked at me with a regretful expression in his eyes.

  I suddenly remembered that for that Section Chief Zhou, it seemed that he had not toasted him twice, this devil! So disgusting.

  ”But, Director, I don’t know how to drink.” I said innocently to the Director.

  ”Do you think those toasting people will drink? They all never started, they all come this way, and there’s nothing they can do. Look at the little girls in the unit who just graduated, none of them can drink. , but how sensible people are! If you don’t show respect to others, they won’t look at you. Okay, don’t talk about it, just tidy up and go.” The director raised his voice and shouted to me.

  I understand it all, and my heart is full of anger, these devils. I won’t die here and don’t leave, I want to go far away from these devils.

  I jumped up and walked out of the director’s office angrily. Suddenly she was standing outside, hearing all the conversation.

  Although I was extremely angry in my heart, when I saw her, a smile appeared on my face naturally.

  But she looked at me seriously, without a smile, which made me feel very strange.

  Oh, right. I’m getting ready to leave, and I’ll never see her again. Thinking of this, the smile on my face disappeared. I turned my head helplessly, preparing to go back to my office to organize things.

  Sudden! She grabbed my hand and pulled me into the director’s office. This posture is like when I was a child, my mother took my hand and went to find a few children who bullied me to settle accounts.

  ”Zhang, Zhang Nini, what’s wrong?” The director felt a little inexplicable, looked up at her, the cigarette in his hand accidentally fell to the ground, and a bunch of small sparks bounced off.

  I turned my head to look at her, and she stared at the director with a serious expression.

  ”Call Zhou Shijun!” She frowned and stared, shouting to the director.

  The director looked at her, stunned for a while, and glanced down. Seeing her holding my hand tightly, I quickly understood.

  The director dialed the phone immediately, and turned on the speakerphone, pretending to have nothing to do with him.

  ”Hey,” came the demon’s roar from the phone.

  ”Senior Zhou, I’m sorry to bother you, I’m…” The director was hesitating, not knowing how to speak.

  ”Zhou Shijun! What are you doing? Why are you doing this?” She interrupted the director directly and shouted into the phone.

  ”Who? Zhang Nini? What happened?” He felt a little baffled.

  ”If people don’t want to toast you, you want them to lose their jobs. What are you doing? So dirty!” She glared at the phone, as if she was about to smash it.

  ”What’s the matter? Don’t be in a hurry, speak slowly.” He paused for a while and said in a serious tone.

  ”Think about it yourself!” She slapped the phone hard, like a slap in the face of Zhou Shijun.

  This is the first time I’ve seen her angry.

  The director looked at us silently and told us with his eyes that it had nothing to do with him.

  ”Oh! Oh, I remembered, there was indeed a young man who didn’t show me much face, and I complained a few words. What? Don’t let him work, this is too much.” A euphemistic explanation came over the phone.

  I turned my head and glanced, her eyes were fixed on the director hard, her breathing was short.

  The director is also a well-rounded person. He understood immediately and shouted into the phone, “Senior Zhou, there is a misunderstanding. I made a mistake. It’s okay, it’s okay, I’ll take care of it, you can do your job.”

  ”Of course you made a mistake, I just complained a few words, you don’t even do your work for others, you…” Before the voice on the phone could finish, she picked up the phone and smashed it up, hanging up. on the phone.

  The director was stunned for a while. Seeing her fierceness, it was really hard to offend her, so she greeted me with a smile and said to me, “It’s alright, it’s alright, there was a misunderstanding, then go ahead and do your own thing.”

  Only then did she let go of my hand, and we walked out of the director’s office together, without saying a word, and returned to our respective offices.

  The whole building was eerily quiet. I think what happened just now may have been heard by many people.

  I sat quietly in my office and thought for a while. I feel that I still have to leave, and I have become a relationship account now. Although she is very kind to me and wants me to stay, I can’t stay like this.

  It’s like being in a cage, left to the devil’s slaughter. I am a person with a backbone. I rely on myself for everything. Although I like this job, I can’t do it so foolishly.

  Quickly organize my things, in fact, there is nothing to organize, just some tools. Carrying the bag, he quickly walked out of the computer room office.

  Just as he was about to go downstairs, a familiar voice came from behind.

  ”Wait a minute! Where are you going?”, she called to me from behind.

  I turned to look at her and felt like I had a lot to say to her, but I couldn’t say it for a while, and I didn’t know what to say to her. However, I think she should understand.

  ”Do you have to go?” she yelled at me, frowning.

  I nodded to her, “Yes!”

  ”Wait for me.” She turned back to the office.

  I think she should have something for me, right?

  I never imagined that, carrying her bag, she walked out of the office quickly, showing a firm, unrepentant look, “Let’s go! I won’t do it either.”

  I was stunned for a while, my mind went blank, but my heart was full of joy, and I didn’t know why.

  Seeing me standing there in a daze, she grabbed my hand and pulled me downstairs.

  I reacted, and I also clenched her hand, and she led me to the parking lot of the unit quickly.

  The whole unit was unusually quiet today, and I don’t know why, only the footsteps of the two of us.

  I looked up and saw that there were several heads at every window, looking at us silently.

  I glanced at the window of the director’s office, and the director stared at us with wide eyes and a surprised expression.

  Next to the director is Brother Xiong’s office, and Brother Xiong is also looking at us. But why is Brother Xiong smiling all over his face? As if watching a sports meeting, the two athletes finally sprinted to the finish line, full of joyful expressions.

  I turned my head to look at her, her long hair fluttering in the wind, showing a look that swept away thousands of troops. My God, what happened? !

  Opening the door, we quickly entered the car.

  ”Fasten your seat belt.” She turned her head and smiled at me.

  ”Yeah,” I smiled and nodded to her.

  The car started, she hung up the gear, stepped on the accelerator, and opened the door of the cage. No, it should be the door of the unit.

  To be continued…

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