It’s about time that Rachel made an appearance in Hyo-shin’s life. And with this, I cross 20,000 words.
Set one year before Heirs begins, in the aftermath of Lee Hyo-shin’s suicide attempt. See master list for previous installments.
With the next test just two weeks away, Hyo-shin spends all weekend studying. He has not broached the subject of his video equipment with his mother yet, mostly because he has nothing to bargain with. If he can reclaim first place—
His phone buzzes with a new message a little after eight on Sunday morning. It’s from Tan: Are you up yet?
For three hours now, Hyo-shin answers. Why?
Think you could do me a favor?
Is it illegal?
That’s too bad. What is it?
My mom won’t stop nagging me about getting Rachel an engagement gift, Tan sends back. Could you get her something for me by next weekend? Send me your account information, and I’ll give you the money to cover it.