Fan Fiction: Critiquing Your Own Stories

Years ago when I was still active on Winglin and other online communities, there was an explosion of different authors and readers alike coming out with websites or their own page to critique different fan fiction authors. Whether it was to help the authors improve their writing techniques or just something fun to do, it was quite an experience. I never submitted my stories to any of those websites but found them intriguing because I learned of how an author’s perspective could be versus how readers see it. It’s so obvious for everyday, published authors to go through this process. But at that time when I started posting my stories online, it was a new experience for me and it opened my eyes to some levels.

So, what’s the point of this post, right? Especially when I’ve been lagging soooo much on stories. This is an attempt to get back into it. Because the following will be an activity like the title said. I’m going to have fun and critique all the fanfictions I’ve ever written. Yes, I won’t leave anything untouched. But before I do, here’s a disclaimer for those who haven’t read the stories yet (so don’t say I didn’t warn you):

NOTE: The following contains spoilers (obviously from the title), SO if you haven’t read my stories yet, DO NOT proceed.

The beginning of the story had great potential and felt refreshing. It paved a nice and peaceful picture and a hopeful feeling because it described the two major characters’ feelings and goals in life. The humorous exchanges between several characters led readers to believe it would be a fun story. Although it had some typical formula of a small-town family with the scenic backdrop to pave the way, there was some mystery with various characters that readers could look forward to exploring. All in all, it paved a promising picture.

The problem with this story was that it was too wordy. It was one of my first attempts at writing fanfiction so it got so messy with descriptions. It didn’t take into account “show instead of telling” so it felt flaky and corny. In addition, because there was a setback with the last few chapters so it dived into the morbid side without intending to in the first place. It completely took away from the main plot and its lighthearted feeling that was established in the first place. A bad call. Like the feeling when the writers totally gave up and just wanted to end it already like how I often criticize them, lol. Also, the feeling of the celebs chosen was so random and unorganized, like lumping a bunch of people together just because. It felt like a test run.

Heaven’s Gift

The setting at the beach at the beginning of the story was promising and lighthearted. It presented a typical picture yet also let readers see a glimpse into each major character’s personality with a dash of humor. It seemed like they didn’t change much over the years, except for the circumstances around them. Light humor continued to occupy the scene, paving the story and pushing the major characters together–or apart–as time went by. There were some surprising details to the plot but it lacked some details here and there, not allowing the full potential of the plot to be explored.

HIDE & SEEK

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Honey In Tea

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Neurotic

Like some other stories, it started out describing the scenery and then introducing the characters. The weather, once again, like some other stories, gave hints to what the plot was going to be like. There was some side humor but just subtle, not too much. It was saying like the story meant business and it was no time to joke around, not really.

It was an interesting concept although it didn’t take in a lot of rules of sci-fi and went off the rails regarding technicalities. However, what made up for it was the layout of the major characters. It kept consistent and featured three female leads. What broke the rule for the third one was leading into a happier, hopeful ending than was predicted. It also gave more character and depth to one of the so-called villains and even allowed for that person to redeem himself and had a start over.

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Scheming Nature

This was a typical setup of two pairings that were living on the opposite side of society. They met and interacted and somehow became entangled in a complex scheme. It provided a sense of mystery to the overall story and made the readers want to know what was to come and where the story was heading toward. The ending was a bit of an unknown, especially after the intense confrontations between two of the major characters and how it went down. However, it proved to be going on a typical route with allowing all problems to be resolved in a more favorable manner.

This story attempted to mock the life of gangsters and how it was supposed to be yet failed because, in the end, it was equally cliche and was corny in a sense of allowing some bizarre details to come into play. Although having the theme of gang-related activities as the backdrop for the plot, it failed to achieve its intended effect because of the halfway compromise of the mood as an overall. Sometimes, it edged toward the side of intensity or darkness that could push past the barriers of safety but it was shy of making it into something much more.

Slanted Thoughts

The story started out really random, bordering childishness because of the constant fights between two of the major characters. However, it evolved into a sadder story because of what happened at the end. Although it attempted to resurrect the atmosphere with some side humor, the plot never recovered with the happiness felt at the beginning of the story. It was later explained in the second part why it was so and eventually leading the plot into a darker path than was originally intended to–or so it seemed when compared to the beginning of the first part. What the plot lacked severely was the explanation and more details into a certain mysterious organization that impacted some characters’ lives so many years and ongoing. Some of the undertones provided a hint about how they were a big deal and were not to be messed with. Yet it failed to back up the claim as the story went along and eventually wrapped up. It also never explained why Tammy’s character had so much impact on what Wallace’s life was going to be and yet left him alone after he had apparently restored his memories. Or was it because it was to emphasize how scary he was if he returned to his past self? Or because the organization didn’t care how things turned out and that it was only important they kept everything a secret? Some things were never answered.

Slicing Boundary

This was a fun read, at least at the beginning. Sure, there were childish humor and constant competition between the two siblings–or so readers thought as it was with typical siblings rivalry. However, it took a dark turn, killing a major character unnecessarily. Was that an attempt to be overdramatic? Or was it because the writer just decided to give up and end it that way?

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The Dating Game

The story seemed really random but that wasn’t a bad thing. It hinted potential with so many major characters involved and how each was at a different point in their lives. It was fascinating to see how they all met and would become important–one way or another–in each other’s lives. The story shifted between humor and intensity and back again. Yet always managed to push the plot forward, introducing new characters or circumstances into their lives and how they would react to those situations.

Although the cast was so extended that it provided an outlet for many story arches yet because it was so crowded that it didn’t allow for a focus on some characters. Also, some of the characters had suffered from the inconsistency of personality, except for the main characters. It also created an unrealistic atmosphere with so many of their gatherings and their strong bonds over the years. It could be both good and bad but mostly it was unrealistic. Not to mention how ridiculously meddlesome most of them were of one another’s lives. The occasional stalking of various parties was equally bizarre.

The Other Extreme

The first scene already gave a snapshot of what the story was going to be about and how the dark mood predicted the inevitable ending for some characters. The weather foreshadowed a lot of the scenes that were to come for the story. The layout wasn’t bad yet the constant side randomness and humor involving the characters downplayed the overall theme for the majority of the story. It was actually character-based and not plot-based like it should have been. The lack of information on both gang’s background made it hard to relate and didn’t allow for more interest toward that side of the story. It became a wannabe gangster story because it didn’t say how or why they were fighting or fleeing for their lives. It was only covered briefly at the beginning of how both sides had been fighting since forever yet never revealed the real reason why.

Tri-Visual

The storytelling style was strange yet intriguing. It made readers want to read more and find out what was going on and what was the deal with these characters. Or if they could get out from the current prison they were in. However, there were only glimpses here and there and some side details of the characters. They could have been extended to a much more complex story.

True Friendship

This story started out introducing the main characters right away and hinted at their established relationship and how it would come into play later on. The story began lighthearted with some side humor and then took a more serious turn as the characters acknowledge much more complex issues surrounding their lives. In some sense, the story allowed the characters to face reality with a hard punch. But in other sense, it felt a little dramatic and forced. Yet the story was still written a dialed down sort of way, like some subtlety of daily life happenings that could edge toward blandness but jumped back with a kick to tell us that reality will strike again. It was a mixture of complexity and simplicity. It had this balance and one tip of the scale would lead the story spiraling away.

When Wishes Come True

The story introduced some promising aspects, such as the story being told from the main character’s point of view. There were also inspirational quotes involved. So that sort of gave a feeling of a legit book. However, it took a shaky turn and ended up being a typical high school, mean girl type of war. There were some interesting ideas but the execution was terrible and the plot dull. If at all, that was.

Winds & Rain

Extremely disappointing because it seemed like an attempt to crank out something that involved the two main characters. It seemed like an unfinished story and didn’t involve a lot of details. It would have been better to wait for some sort of idea to come forth before continuing with the story. It should have been a one-shot, then it would make more sense.

Conclusion

So, aside from being random for this post, what’s the point here? Of all the stories I’ve written, I only liked True Friendship. Yes, that sad. I took it slow and made it through without feeling like I needed to rush anything or wanted to write to please readers. It wasn’t like I didn’t add in random conversations or some bizarre humor. The story had both. But what was different was how the two main characters didn’t end up together but also didn’t downplay their relationship throughout. It acknowledged some of the more realistic aspects of life, even if it didn’t allow for the story to cover all. I did get stuck on it at one time but the time spent thinking about the plot as an overall and side brainstorming, it had allowed me to change the ending for the better, at least to me.

I also realized some things about my writing styles. Well, I already realized it for a while now but here’s an outright confession, lol. Some characters, especially the main ones, tend to fall into one formula. So I think that’s something to take into account to try to make it different in the future. Or least mix it up a bit.

If anyone noticed, I think I got influenced by Gu Long and Jin Yong at times, lol. No jokes. Sad, but I read those two a lot so I got influenced, especially with describing sceneries and stuff. But of course, I couldn’t go to their level. Not yet. The reason I said “not yet” is because I at least want to reserve some hope that one day I could reach another level. Or like find my own styles. For now, just recognizing the flaws is enough.

So that’s the fun post. More to come in the future, hopefully.

NOTE: This post will be updated from time to write as I add more stories to my blog or finish the current ones.

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Xiao Qiao's Wedding

Last weekend was actually Xiao Qiao’s wedding. I previously saw pictures but was confused since aside from her pictures, others didn’t post anything. I thought I misunderstood or it was for a show. But then last weekend’s updates clarified everything and it was very exciting.

The majority of the J-Star family came to support and celebrate with her. In fact, the other members of the 7 Flowers were her bridesmaids. The best men were Johnny Yan and Sam Wang from 183 Club and GINO from K-One. From other pictures, there were other pairings as well.

Of course, there were also other non-J-Star members who came.

Liang Zhe was seen next to Ehlo at the reception.

Jun Ya, Derek Chen, and Ada Pan posed together at one point.

My favorite one must be of Doris and Sam, lol. Because she said the “before picture” was closer to their real-life selves. She paired with Sam so Johnny and Jade were paired together (just like some past events).

Anyway, it was a huge event yet was also heartwarming in many ways and brought back memories for those previously following J-Star events. And I only posted up some pictures from the people I do follow so I don’t know the rest of the details. Also, some people I follow didn’t post up pictures so I wasn’t sure if they were there or not.

*Images credit: Joyce Zhao, Doris Lai, Sam Wang, Ehlo Huang, GINO Tsai, Tony Sun, Derek Chen, and Zhao Jun Ya

Fan Fiction: When Plot Gets Changed

Okay, so since I couldn’t get my brain cells to work properly to finish some much needed to finish fanfics, I decided to roll out this activity where I confess about changing my mind and ideas get tossed around. I’m sure it happens to most writers.

NOTE: The following contains spoilers (obviously from the title), SO if you haven’t read my stories yet, DO NOT proceed.

+ Destiny + – At one point, I got so stuck on it that I ended up going the ‘morbid’ route for the middle parts of the story. That wasn’t supposed to happen since it was just a funny story in general.

Heaven’s Gift – Hebe’s twin was a last-minute addition yet I thought it was fun to include it.

Slanted Thoughts – Wallace replaced Ming Dao. I only wrote the first scene (aka the part where he was walking around monitoring his employees) before I replaced Ming Dao with Wallace so it wasn’t too much of a loss. Why did I replace Ming Dao though? I somehow fell out of the trance of ‘obsessing over Ming Dao’ so yeah, Mr. Huo once again returned to save the day, lol. What was more, Wallace/Ming Dao was supposed to end up with Angela and Nic with Cyndi. Then I got into somewhat a “Jindi” phase at one point hence breaking Nic and Cyndi apart. AND also because someone drove me bananas with kept implying that Nic couldn’t measure up to Cyndi (OR something like that) hence I broke them apart AND added Yvonne and Tammy, they ended up taking bigger roles. (NO one makes fun of Nic and gets away with it. I don’t care if you’re kidding, keep nagging about it and it would become SUPER annoying.) What about Wallace and Angela? I don’t know. I got into obsessing over Wallace and Yvonne at one point so I sacrificed Angela, lol.

Slanted Thoughts 2: Edge of Darkness – This part wasn’t supposed to happen. But I couldn’t resist when I finally added in Yvonne and Tammy for part 1.

Slicing Boundary – Cynthia wasn’t supposed to die.

The Dating Game – Ehlo was supposed to end up with Wei Ru BUT I was writing “When Wishes Come True” at the same time and even finished that before I went back to this hence changing the ending slightly the first time around. Also, some might have known, I changed the details regarding Ming Dao and Qiao Qiao. Scroll up and it’s there regarding how I got over Ming Dao already. (NOT to mention some fanbase were pissing me off with attacking Qiao Qiao.) Though the thing was I had planned it out with Chen Yi and Qiao Qiao ending up together if I hadn’t implemented the whole ‘voting’ activity when I first posted it on Winglin. Yet when I finally changed the ending again, I didn’t want to break Chen Yi and XXY up because I grew to like this new pairing as I write. Oh yeah, Ming Dao was supposed to end up with Bianca when I first write it. But again, the ‘voting’ thing so after that, I had to shuffle the pairings around. Angela was supposed to end up with Johnny or Wallace or stay single and be a career woman; that also meant if Johnny didn’t end up with Angela he would be single till the end but things totally changed as I wrote the story because my mood was obviously different at various points. Also, at one point, I remembered Ming Dao’s character in Angel Lover, Yang Tian You, said that he would introduce Bianca’s character, Li Xi Ai, to Johnny Yan so I went with that. The connection was easy to make around the time when the votes already locked in because I already paved out the detail with some characters reading the same book. Talking about Mr. Huo, he was either ending up with Angela or Cyndi. There was NO Penny when I put the list up, but someone had requested the “Wallace and Penny” pairing. I added it in and planned to see how fun it could get, but couldn’t make it happen. (Hey, I never promised it would happen so it wasn’t like I was going back on my words.) No Gino either but since I shuffled so had to pair Wei Ru with someone. (Since she did look quite cute with Gino in Smile Pasta.) Tony and Esther weren’t supposed to be together, I set their ages like that on purpose but again, the voting thing got in the way. It shows that it’s really unpredictable when there’s ‘voting’ involved. It was a fun experience for me and I learned I wasn’t cut out for it.

The Dating 2: A Whole New Game – I kind of fell out of the obsession with “Vincent and Alyssa” though they’re still one of my favorite pairings so Tang Feng came into the picture.

The Dating Game 3: Original Course – Jacky and Sonia weren’t supposed to break up. Same with Wallace and Cyndi. I just got bored. And there was the whole idea with me shifting toward James Wen and Sonia that made it convenient to change the plot, lol. Sorry if people were tearing their hairs out. It was just a happy accident that the title was “The Dating Game” in the first place SO I got away with shuffling around.

The Dating Game 4: Bridge of Hope – Tang Feng wasn’t supposed to die. I got bored. YES, I so could sympathize with TVB people now, LOL! I also got bored with Tony and Esther so yeah. But who knows? I might let them have a reunion later. NO guarantee though. Jiro was supposed to be “Josh”, but since I let Cyndi portray a not so likable character, I felt I couldn’t get away with making Jiro too stupid. SO yeah, I changed that part. And I felt like seeking revenge for Tang Feng when he was placed as the despicable, irresponsible older brother in HWG SO YES, I placed his so-called sister on the platter this time around. Nice?

The Other Extreme – Jacky wasn’t supposed to die, Cyndi and Sharon were. But I ended up twisted it around a bit. And at one point, I even thought of letting Jindi die together. But that felt like “Romeo & Juliet” formula SO I didn’t do that.

True Friendship – I initially wanted to write 3 endings and have a ‘voting’ activity with letting the readers decide in regard to who Xiao Qiao should end up with. But time changed things and I didn’t want to complicate things even more. The story, like “+Destiny+” ended up being placed aside for a while. It was just that I started posting it when I was almost done. Yet somehow, I was glad I was stuck and managed to steer the direction of the story a bit more. Because the ending was supposed to be Jacky proposing to Joanne and Derek proposing to Joyce at that same picnic, but on their own–until they join the group again and break the news. It felt so lame now. I rather have the current ending because life wasn’t just about focusing on the major characters. It was refreshing to me.

Wan Xin Bang – Though it’s no longer there in the links and all, I will bring it back in the future. This is the ancient version of “M.I.T./C.R.A.” and somehow I changed some cast and details. As I’m continuing on right now, I’m thinking of switching out some cast again.

Winds & Rain – It was supposed to be longer but I got stuck so I rolled it out as a short story anyway.

So, what are your changes?

NOTE: More will be added in the future

Networking with Celebs

With the growing trends of celebrities having their own blogs or other networking methods to stay in touch with fans or share their thoughts with the general public, there are also the downside of encountering false pages. However, based on information collected on various sites and my own searching, I’ve actually found some that are trustworthy over the years and would like to share them with everyone.

Achel Chang/ Zhang Xin Yu: Facebook | Weibo | Yahoo! Blog | YouTube Channel

Ady An Yi Xuan: Official Facebook Page | Sina Blog | QQ | Weibo | Studio Weibo

AK – Andy Chen Yi & Chris Shen Jian Hong: Facebook | Andy’s Weibo | Kris’ Weibo | AK’s Weibo| Yahoo! Blog | Wretch Blog

Amber Kuo/ Guo Cai Jie: QQ | Weibo

Ambrose Hsu/ Xu Shao Yang: Ambrose Fans Club | Sina Blog | QQ | Weibo | Yahoo! Blog

Andy Chen Yi: Facebook | Andy’s Weibo | AK’s Weibo| Yahoo! Blog | Wretch Blog

Angela Chang/ Zhang Shao Han: Official Facebook Page | Official Website | QQ | WeiboAngmuzik Weibo | Official YouTube Channel | Temptation Styles Official Website | Temptation Official Facebook PageTemptation Styles Weibo | Temptation Styles Youtube Channel

Annie Liu Xin You: QQ | Weibo

Ben Bai Ji Sheng: Pixnet Blog | Weibo

Bianca Bai Xin Hui: Sina Blog | Weibo

Blue Lang Zheng Long: QQ | Weibo

Cai Huang Ru aka Dou Hua Mei: Facebook Page | Instagram: fafa19877115 | Weibo

Calvin Chen Yi Ru: Fahrenciti Blog | Weibo

Cyndi Wang Xin Ling: Facebook | Sina Blog | Weibo | Yahoo! Blog

Cynthia Wang Xin Ru/ Chloe Wang Le Yan: Facebook | Facebook Page |Instagram: chloe_wang | QQ | Weibo

Debbie Huang Di Jun: Facebook | Weibo

Derek Chen De Lie: Facebook Page | Instagram: chenderek | Weibo | YouTube Channel

Deric Wan Siu Lun/Wen Zhao Lun: Sina Blog | QQ | Weibo

Denny Tang Feng: Facebook Regular Account | Facebook Page | Weibo | Yahoo! Blog | Wretch Blog

Doris Lai Wei Ru: Facebook | Instagram: littled1230 | Weibo

Double Chao Chun Ya/ Zhao Jun Ya: Facebook Page | Instagram: chunyachao | QQ | Weibo

Dylan Kuo/ Guo Pin Chao: QQ | Weibo

Eddie Peng Yu Yan: Facebook | Pixnet Blog |Weibo

Ehlo Huang Yu Rong: Facebook Page | Pixnet Blog| PC Home Blog | QQ | Sina Blog | Weibo

Eric Suen Yiu Wai/Sun Yao Wei: Facebook | QQ | Weibo | Yahoo! Blog

Esther Liu Pin Yan aka Yan Yan: Facebook | Pixnet Blog | QQ | Weibo | Yahoo! Blog

Fahrenheit: FahrenCiti

Hu Ge: Sina Blog | Weibo

Jacky Chu/ Zhu Fan Gang: Facebook Regular Account  | Facebook Page | Instagram: JakeChu6699 | QQ | Weibo |Yahoo! Blog

Jade Qu Min Jie: Weibo

James Chu/ Zhu Qiang Bo: Facebook Page | Instagram: james_cpchu | Weibo

James Wen Sheng Hao: Weibo

Janine Chang/ Zhang Jun Ning: Facebook | Official Website | Weibo

Jet Li: Official Facebook Page | Official Website | Weibo | One Foundation Official Website | One Foundation’s Weibo

Jiro Wang Dong Cheng: FahrenCiti Blog | QQ | Weibo

Joanne Tseng / Zeng Zhi Qiao aka Qiao Qiao: Facebook | Instagram: chiaochiao1988 | Weibo | Wretch Blog

Joe Cheng/ Zheng Yuan Chang: Joe’s Family (Official Site) | QQ | Weibo

Johnny Yan Xing Shu: Instagram: johnnyyen | QQ | Weibo | Yahoo! Blog

Joyce Zhao Hong Qiao aka Xiao Qiao: Weibo

Justine Ji Wen Hui: FaceBook | QQ | Weibo | Wretch Blog

Ken Chang Zhi Yao: Weibo | Ken Studio Weibo Page

Kenny Ho: Official Facebook Page | Weibo

Leon Jay Williams: QQ | Sina Blog | Weibo

Liang Zhe: Pixnet Blog

Louis Liu Lu Cun aka Xiao Lu: Facebook | Weibo

Makiyo: Weibo

Michael Chang/ Zhang Xun Jie: Weibo

Mike He Jun Xiang: Sina Blog | Weibo

Nicholas Teo/ Zhang Dong Liang: QQ | Weibo

Novia Lin Ruo Ya: Facebook Page | Weibo

PenBer Pan Bo Xi: Facebook Page | Instagram: penber12231 | Weibo

Penny Lin Wei Jun: Facebook Page | Weibo

Rainie Yang Cheng Lin: QQ | Wretch Blog

Ruby Lin Xin Ru: Official Facebook Page | Ruby Studio Official Facebook Page | Weibo | Ruby Studio Weibo

Sandrine Pinna/ Zhang Rong Rong: QQ | Weibo

Sonia Sui Tang: Weibo

Sophia Chou/ Zhou Ming Jing: Facebook | Pixnet Blog | Sina Blog | Weibo | Wretch Blog | YouTube Channel

Sphinx Ding Chun Cheng: Facebook | Plurk | Weibo | Wretch Blog

TAE: Sina Blog | Weibo

Tammy Cheng Yi Rong: QQ | Weibo

Tony Sun Xie Zhi: Pixnet Blog | Weibo

Van Fan Yi Chen: Pixnet Blog | QQ | Weibo

Van Ness Wu: Alive or Dead Blog | Facebook |Twitter | Weibo

Vic Chou/ Zhou Yu Min: Facebook Page | Official Site | Weibo

Vivien Yeo: Official Facebook Page | Instagram: vivien_yeosiewhui | QQ | Vivien Yeo Beauty Store | Weibo

Wallace Huo Jian Hua: For Fan Mails: towallacehuo@126.com | Official Website | Hua Jae Studio Official Facebook Page | Hua Jae Studio Weibo

Wilber Pan Wei Bo: Facebook | Official Site | Twitter | QQ | Weibo | YouTube Channel

William Feng Shao Feng: QQ | Weibo

Wu Zun: CHUN ZONE (Official Fan Club)

Xiu Jie Kai: Weibo | Wretch Blog

Yang Mi: QQ | Sina Blog | Weibo

Yuan Hong: Sina Blog | QQ | Weibo

Yvonne Yao: Facebook | Sina Blog | Weibo

*This page will be updated from time to time

Note: If I did not list a link, it is because: (a) I do not follow those celebrities actively to know if it’s real or fake; or (b) I do not know about it yet.

Jacky Ge

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When Xiao Jie referred to Jacky as “Jacky Ge” on Big Brothers (綜藝大哥大) several years ago, she was teased by one of the hosts, causing nervousness all around. That one stuck with me until now. It was another reason why I never got used to the whole idea of “Jake” and whatever else came with it. So he wanted to start anew with a clean slate. But some of us rather cling on to past memories–even the bad ones.

Actually, those memories weren’t so bad. It reminded us that every one of us is human after all, right? No, that was not an attempt at an excuse to get anyone’s forgiveness. It is true. Whether each of us is willing to acknowledge it or not, but down that road called ‘life’, we will eventually regret. None of us could see the future. Some of us choose to let go and be oblivious of the current situation until the consequences follow. Some of us are so lost or hurt or for some unexplainable reason and just want to take it to the extreme–regardless. But in the end, we will somehow overcome it and move on. (Of course, there are exceptions where some of us might not see the light at the end of the tunnel.) Along that same path called ‘life’, we are presented with many temptations also and will eventually fall for at least one trap. The rest of us can scatter apart, looking in shame and disappointment at the one who fell for it or we can choose to stay and support one another to the end. Therefore, those who stayed are survivors.

Those who pulled through and endured the long hiatus of Jacky can finally take a deep breath out now because he is back and promises for the better because he wants a second chance of pursuing his dream. (Let’s cross our fingers and see.) His recent appearances on shows and events showed a more respectable image, proving his seriousness in his wanting to pursue his dream. Let’s hope that he will continue to work hard and give us more great music.
So jia you, Jacky Ge!

P.S. You don’t have to agree since we all have our priorities and where we draw that line. I just choose to look at it differently since I don’t put celebs on a mantel and worship and then get disappointed afterward because they’re not GOD/perfect  (duh). I just support because they are singers. That’s it. PEACE!