Thida woke up from unconsciousness in the dark and realized that her beauty turned to what it was. She ran in tears and tried to hide herself from Sopheak who was looking for her all the evening after the break. Sopheak saw her running home, so he ran after her until they reached Wat Phnom. Sopheak tried to stop and her, but Thida tried to stay away from him, and she told him how she looked like and why she did not want him to see her face.
‘I love the beauty inside you, Thida. Not your out side-appearance,’ explained Sopheak. ‘I knew how you looked like before you have told me, but I still love you,’ he added.
When Thida heard that words she was very emotional, and she cried in happy inside heart. So she turned back to hold Sopheak. Sopheak hold her back and stroked her hair with his right hand gently. ‘I love you too,’ sobbed Thida.Sopheak walked Thida home in a very quite night. When they got home, they heard the angry sound of two old lady speaking English.
To be continued...