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Revenge Essay

2372 words - 9 pages

Revenge

I walked slowly towards my car after my last test of Win Chun. Not bad
I thought, smirking to myself. It had only been six years since I
began training, and there I was, walking away with my Golden Dragon. I
never thought I'd make it this far. All the sprained arms and twisted
ankles I had inflicted upon myself were worth wile. I pulled out my
keys and tapped the remote, hearing the reassuring beeps of the alarm
deactivating. I opened the boot of my Citroen Xsara and gently placed
my trophy in it. I gazed at the beautiful carved dragon, which would
soon be sitting in my cabinet with the rest of its brothers. I shut
the boot carefully and strolled over to the door, the tinted windows
shining with pride, camouflaging into the black body. I had only
purchased this beauty two weeks ago. It had taken me 3 years to save
up for it, bit by bit, but it was a dream come true. Citroen Xsara
Coupe, 2.0i, 16v GTi. 5 spoke alloys, lowered suspension, full body
kit with all extras. I opened the door and sat down, the welcoming
smell of leather greeting me. Securing my belt, I started the engine,
listening attentively to the finely tuned roar of the engine. I felt a
sudden rush of adrenaline and I gripped the steering wheel. The
feeling was beautiful, and I revved the engine with pride. After a
minute or so, I put her into gear and slowly made my way out the car
park and into the busy street.

Glancing into the rear view mirror, I noticed a sleek silver Mercedez
SLK a few cars behind me, and as I stopped at the lights, I took in
its smooth curves and hoped that I would one day be able to afford a
luxury car too. I thought about the days events, and recalled with
happiness the look of uncontrolled rage on Cheung's face as I
delivered kick after kick on his iron like torso. Cheung had always
been a rival of mine, since the day he walked into our academy after
moving to England from China. Being from the Chinese culture, he had
already mastered Tae Kwon Do and wanted to learn Win Chun by Sensei Li
Mu Bai. I remember the day he walked into the academy clearly, the
sinister look he shot me with his naturally narrow eyes. I offered my
hand to him but he looked at it with contempt and turned his head
away. After that morning, I began to detest Cheung and my resentment
grew as he consistently ignored all my attempts at friendliness. From
then on, I avoided any further contact with him, but however much I
tried, he seemed unavoidable, lurking in every corner with a look of
hatred etched upon his face.

After an hour or so of driving through the winding roads of
Bedfordshire, I noticed the same Mercedes SLK trailing a couple of
cars behind me. As the minutes passed, the roads became empty until I
was left with only the Mercedes. The roads were deserted so I put on
some speed, watching the...

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