Austin was a first—tier city in the south of America.
It’s noon on April 27, 2017.
In an ordinary restaurant, almost all the men's gazes were focused on a table by the window. Some were sneaky and some were bold, and all their eyes were coveted.
At the table by the window seated a man and a woman.
The man was in his early twenties and had a clear eyebrow, but he still belonged to the ordinary range, wearing clothes that looked very cheap.
That woman was beautiful and moving. She looked like 24 or 25 years old and was about 167cm tall. Her fair skin was as jade. Her fluffy short hair made her look lazy.
She had a charming little face, and her body was not fat at all. She had a pair of attractive long legs under her slender waist, and her chest was proud.
The men in the dining room were shocked. Looking at the awesome figure, together with the peach—like charm and charming face like a seductive fragrance, they all sighed in their hearts.
Larry White looked at the old book the pretty girl who was sitting in front of him gave to him and asked curiously, "Sara, why did you suddenly think of giving me this?"
The pretty girl looked at him and smiled. “I went to the antique market yesterday. It seems that this book has some history. The stall owner said that this is an ancient book of traditional Chinese medicine. It called to my mind that you seem to be very interested in Chinese medicine. Anyway, it's not expensive, so I bought it for you.”
Larry White was a little touched. He did not expect she remembered what he said casually.
He left the village two years ago and ran to this big city. After the accident of “the hero rescuing a beauty”, the girl had already helped him too much.
At that time, when he saw that Sara Torres had almost been dragged into the alley by a drunkard, he picked up a piece of brick and rushed over to defeat the drunkard. It was too ordinary a story to mention.
However, after that, Sara Torres always took care of him and gave him a lot of help. If it weren't for her, he would have spent the first night in the city under the bridge.
The book on the table, of which the paper had been yellowed, seemed like old. Of course, the book was probably a fake ancient one. After all, antiques were rare and precious to get one.
On the cover of the book was written the words Secrets of Davis.
Not to mention the authenticity of the book, the words alone were imposing and tasteful. Even a person who did not know anything about calligraphy felt that the words had a free and overbearing momentum.
Larry White put the book away and solemnly said, "Sara, you are so kind to me. I will succeed in the future and repay you!"
Sara Torres curled her long hair behind her ear and laughed, "Silly boy, I don’t need you to give me anything in return. Forget about getting ahead all the time. Just take good care of yourself, and I will be happy.”
Larry White smiled, with a heavy heart. It was not easy for anyone, just like him, who had no background and no education, to be successful in such a big city like Austin. Just saying that didn’t sound believable.
He looked at Sara Torres who was smiling sweetly. Though it wasn't easy, there should always be someone in the world who could succeed. Why couldn't that person be me? He clenched his teeth secretly.
They continued to eat. From time to time, Larry White told some funny jokes to Sara Torres. Looking at Sara smiling like a flower, he also felt very happy, ignoring that the other men in the restaurant were jealous of killing him instead at all.
Finishing eating and being separated from Sara Torres, Larry White returned to the company alone.
This company was called Amazing Star Model Company and was very famous in Austin. Sara Torres was a top graphic model in this company. Larry White worked in the company as an assistant in the photography department, introduced by Sara Torres. Speaking of an assistant, he actually did some errands.
"Oh, someone's been back after a soft meal with Beauty Sara?" As Larry White just walked into the office, a grotesque voice sounded.
Larry White frowned and turned to look at a man who was sitting nearby and playing with his phone.
This man was Wilson Smith, the company's chief photographer. He was 28 years old. He was wearing glasses and looked good. However, anyone knew him knew that he was a typical scumbag!
It was said that in order to be graphic models, many girls did not hesitate to sleep with Wilson Smith to get more opportunities, and he never refused them.
Wilson Smith was lustful, but he did have some influence in the photography industry. Therefore, the company was rather tolerant to his behavior. As long as there was no trouble, they would not care about him. After all, it was at their will.
Why he did not like Larry White was because of Sara Torres.
Sara Torres was the most beautiful person even in this beautiful cloud—like model company. Wilson Smith had been slavered after Sara Torres for a long time. But no matter how he suggested that, Sara Torres just ignored him. So he picked on Larry White from time to time.
Everyone in the company knew that Larry White was protected by Sara Torres.
Larry White ignored Wilson Smith's strange words and walked back to his seat.
Wilson Smith did not look up. He continued to play with his phone while continuing to say,
"Although some people have come to a big city and managed to step into a big company, they're still just stinking rural labors. A woman like Sara Torres will never take a fancy to a man from a small town. Country forks never use their brain. I’m laughing my ass off."
The rest of the people in the office just looked on.
Their thoughts were similar to Wilson Smith's. They thought that Larry White had no self—awareness. Even they were not qualified to touch women like Sara Torres, not to mention Larry White, a country boy who had never studied at university.
Larry White looked at Wilson Smith and said, "I'm a countryman. I'm a geek. I don't use my head. But I can have lunch together with Sara and I can go to her house anytime, can you?"
"You dare to talk to me like this?" Wilson Smith's face was sullen, slapping on the table angrily.
"Why not? Can you fire me? Just leave me alone and don't take yourself too seriously!"
Larry White looked serious and said, "I'm poor now, but I won't be poor forever!"
"Oh! Ha—ha! Didn't you hear that? He said he wouldn't be poor forever! Is he going to move bricks to get rich?"
Wilson Smith pointed at Larry White and laughed. With an exaggerated expression, he leaned forward and said to the others in the office.
Someone could not help laughing and shocked their heads, thinking that Larry White was over—confident.
They all knew that Larry White was born in a remote rural area and had never attended a university. In this era when most resources had already been divided up, it would be a daydream for such a person like him to be rich.
Just then, a woman walked in and said that the general manager wanted to see Wilson Smith. Wilson Smith then left.
A few minutes later, Larry White went to the Personnel Department to get a document. Passing through the general manager's office, he suddenly heard Sara Torres's name from the door. He could not help but stop, frowned, and listened outside the door.
Inside was a conversation between Wilson Smith and the general manager.
The general manager scolded him, "Wilson Smith, what's wrong with you? Why did your works get worse and worse according to the market react, especially the ones of Sara Torres? Why did her photos have such bad effects either?"
Wilson Smith panicked and said "You know, we haven't had any new talents in our company recently. If we always take sexy photos for the same model, the readers will get tired gradually. As for Sara Torres, she gets dressed in a very traditional way every time. In addition, she didn't cooperate with me at all. It has been very amazing to have such an effect now.”
The general manager sneered, “Oh? Then, what you mean is that I just watch my performance declining and getting fired at last? Believe it or not, I'll fire you first!"
Wilson Smith gritted his teeth and said, " I have an idea!"
The general manager snorted, "Say it!"
Wilson Smith said, “With Sara Torres's beauty, if we can get her to take off her clothes and take erotic photos, we will surely earn a fortune! If she was willing to take more pictures, our performance this year will at least double! You know, it’s not so strict with this kind of photos recently. The profit is amazing.”
Larry White's anger buzzed when he heard this, and wished to rush in and smash Wilson Smith's mouth, but he restrained his anger and continued to listen.
The general manager was obviously touched. “Are you sure you can double our performance? It's impossible for Sara Torres to agree with such photos, but with the contract she signed, she can do nothing but do what we want. But you should know that once she takes such photos, her modeling career would be completely ruined. It was a loss to our company.”
Sara Torres's beautiful face and awesome figure appeared in Wilson Smith's mind. “I guarantee that our performance will double! If not, I'll resign immediately!"
Wilson Smith sneered in his heart: Sara Torres, despite that you look noble in front of me, you will finally take off your clothes and show your figure to everyone. This is the first step, and the next step is that I will get you on my bed!
The general manager frowned and pondered. Last year's performance had been very poor. If it hadn't improved this year, he would really have to leave the company.
He thought about the dividends he could get after he doubled the performance, and finally nodded, "Then, do as you say!"
Larry White was shocked and angry after hearing what they said, but he couldn't think of any way to reverse the situation. Even if he rushed in now, it would not help.
He knew that Sara Torres had indeed signed an unequal contract with the company that year. If she broke the contract, she would have to pay a huge amount of liquidated damages. Sara Torres could not afford the money.
Moreover, the general manager knew a lot of people. How could Sara Torres beat him?
Larry White returned to the office and immediately called to ask where Sara Torres was. After learning that she was at home, he said that he was going over to her, then hung up and left the company.
He must discuss with Sara Torres about what to do.
Larry White ran in a hurry. When he crossed the road, he forgot to look around and rushed over. Unexpectedly a car at a high speed slammed him out.
Larry White was slammed into the air for five or six meters. His whole body was in pain. It felt like all the bones in his body had been broken, and his internal organs had moved out of position, almost breathless, but he did not immediately faint.
He felt despair. Could it be that his life was about to end?
He only felt that his eyelids were getting heavier and then fell into darkness.
A middle—aged man hurriedly ran down from the car. When he saw the bloody body of Larry White, he immediately called the ambulance.
No one noticed that the blood had stained Larry White's book that Sara Torres had gave him. There was a wisp of turquoise air from that book following the blood and went into Larry White’s through the wound. Then the book was blown by the wind and disappeared into dust.