In honor of the seventeenth, here are 17 sentences from page 17.
“I heard your van as you pulled in. You are most welcome, Brother.” Mr. Tong’s leathery face crinkled into a hundred wrinkled tributaries, and he swung the door open wide. “Your visits are always most refreshing to me.”
Jai-Bong returned the blind man’s bow and followed him into the house, where he was met by the obligatory portrait of the Dear Leader. He frowned at the image. “You are doing well?” he asked.
“Quite.” Mr. Tong clasped Jai-Bong by his hands. “But I’m sorry, Brother. I only have plain tea to offer. I just finished the ginseng you gave me.”
“No matter.” Jai-Bong reached into his pocket and pulled out a small root. “You know I never come empty-handed.”
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