Phoenix and Turtle: Lau & Mai's story
Two sisters; They have each other, but will they survive to find love?
Chan Lau Gomez is a caged bird with broken wings. Trapped by a strict Chinese mother, trapped by a cruel boyfriend and their upcoming arranged marriage, and trapped by the need to protect her sister from her own fate. Like the phoenix of myth, she is hopefully determined to find a way to rise from the ashes of her life and find hope, all she wants is to save the one she loves and herself. The fire in her spirit will not be quenched.
Mai Gomez finds her world turned upside down. When she is almost raped by a friend, her sister makes an explosive revelation. All she can do is get back on her feet. Her soft heart is repeatedly tested as she carries the cares of the world on her back. She tries to have tough shell like the turtles she collects, but she cares too much. If she can heal herself, she can heal those she loves.
Leo sat in Chance’s room with Laura in a hospital gown again. It was a familiar de javu, too familiar for a man who had spent over a decade visiting his daughter in similar attire. Chance was asleep after a delightful hour of describing ‘his chickens’ to his mother’s Uncle Leo. Pablo Sr leaned against a wall, smiling fondly.
“He is a wonde……