Ren glared at the clock. It was a few hours before the brothel would open a few hours before he could see Mei-Mei again. It had been a few weeks since he had last seen her. It couldn't be helped. His job required him to travel across the county for extended periods of time, and his fortune would vanish if he didn't continue to save. Even when he was away, he sent money back to her. He felt that it was the only way he could fulfill his obligations at work and still have her see him as her premier client. He didn't want the house mother to force her to find another client. Even then, he had no way of knowing if she really was safe from being given to another man. The thought made him sick.
He couldn't take it anymore. He stood and put on his jacket as he walked down the large halls of his formidably sized house, taking his coin purse as he went out the door.
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