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oOo5rcG.gif Nothing's fine, I'm torn, I'm all out of faith
A few phonecalls, favors and contacts in Ida Hills; were more than enough to find Ethan Clarke in just a few hours. When you are the owner of a place like "Sirens", is easy to have control over everyone. For years, Jack always thought power came from money, fame, notoriety... But all those things didn't matter, power is all about other three words: lust, information and connections. "Sirens" was the perfect place to provide lust, every men and even some women of Olympia showed up at least once in that club; and once they step foot there, their secrets became Jack's property. Just their presence was a secret big enough to "negotiate"; but there's more, and here Jack had to give credit to his girls. Ordinary people are weak and predictable, and almost all of them shared their darkest and deepest secret in what they believe was the privacy of a room shared with one of the famous "sirens" of Olympia. That's when money join the ecuation, and for just a few dollars, everything those girls know about the men they share bed with, becomes Jack's possesion. From there, making connections was quite easy, since Olympia was a big town, but just a town after all.

It was Dylan, an influential businessman who lived in Ida Hills and who loves to cheat on his wife, the one who revealed Jack, not only the place Ethan used to frequent to get drunk when he is in Olympia, but also very interesting information about him. "I just hope you are telling me the truth Dylan, I am sure your wife wouldn't be happy if he knew what you did with Ella last week." With that warning, Jack hung up the phone in front of the "Sky Lounge", the place where Ethan was supposed to appear in ten minutes. Considering who Ethan was and where they were, Dawson's brother could probably get tons of alcohol for free. That's what always happened in Ida Hills, if you are someone every single one of the people living there would be lining up to kiss you are ass. But as soon as your power disappear, all of them would be gone as fast as they appeared. Jack knew almost everyone in Ida Hills, even though none of them would ever admit they know him; which gives the owner of "Sirens" more power to control that area with ease.

The funeral had already started, and Ethan wasn't showing up, so he would probably appear in just a few minutes. To stay unnoticed, since he wanted to observe before approaching him, Jack gets in the place and takes a sit in one of the expensive couchs.  "Let's start with some champagne" He says to the waiter while taking something from the inside pocket of his jacket. It was a book, more specifically "Jesus' son", which captivated Jack from page one and also brought him to certains chapters of his life that could easily be part of a book like that.


 
"With each step my heart broke for the person I would never find, the person who'd love me."


This was a line Jack would never forget, because once he reached its end, the door of "Sky Lounge" would open to reveal the identity of the person who brought him there. Ethan Clarke.
MONTY
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