Fiction serial - Sync or swim (Part 1-10)

Fiction serial - Sync or swim (Part 1-10)

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Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen/SCMP

Part 1


There, in a corner of the room, wearing his second-hand uniform, Ethan Tai Sui-man sat at his laptop, perplexed. A jab at the delete key erased all the code he'd...

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Part 2


Ethan Tai's single-parent mum has worked long hours in cleaning jobs so he can take up a scholarship at an international school and his sister can go to university. But when she's taken seriously ill, how will the family survive?

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Part 3


When Ethan Tai's poor family face fresh financial difficulties, the scholarship student secretly tries to help out. But with the only offer of work coming from a local drug-dealing gang, how far is Ethan prepared to go to help his family?

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Part 4


To help his poor family through fresh financial difficulties, student Ethan Tai lies about his age to get a grim nocturnal job. But when his worried friend, Sam, follows him, Ethan's tough boss is alerted to the deceit that has been played on him.

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Part 5


To help his already poor family through fresh financial difficulties, scholarship student Ethan Tai Sui-man took a grim nocturnal job. Now his hopes of creating a money-spinning website instead could be dashed because of the lies he told.

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Part 6

Scholarship student Ethan Tai Sui-man has a few hours left to prove that his idea for a website is viable. But while trying to work through the night, he wakes to find his code deleted.

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Part 7

When his single-parent mum is rushed to hospital, scholarship student Ethan Tai Sui-man's already poor family faces ruin. But just as Ethan's idea for a money-spinning website offers hope for the future, alarm bells sound on the intensive care ward.

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Part 8

Working to develop his idea for a money-spinning website, scholarship student Ethan Tai Sui-man is unaware of what his grandfather is going through.

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Part 9

Scholarship student Ethan Tai Sui-man's only hope to help his already poor family rests on his idea for a money-spinning website - until, that is, the laptop holding all his work is stolen.

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Part 10

Ethan's plans for a money-spinning website were nearly derailed by the theft of his laptop. But with the thieves identified, it seems an open and shut case for the police.

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