The Ballad of a Small Player - Chapter 9 - 10 Summary & Analysis

Lawrence Osborne
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Dao-Ming rescued Lord Doyle with her appearance and willingness to pay for his food and drinks with no fuss. As he took in her changed appearance, he came to the realization that she had been with a client all night. He continued his facade as a regal lord by kissing her hand and making the excuse that he had left his money at home and was forgetful. She pointedly reminded him that she knew because he forgot to call her after their single interlude. She presented her successful appearance as a result of her real estate business picking up and then questioned why he was in Kowloon. He made up a bland excuse and she suggested maybe he was broke because he couldn’t pay his bill. She remarks on their charming cover-up personas — he the rich gambler and she the successful real...

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