A beautiful smart girl, Rini, lived with her 50 years-old hardworking father, Ben, in a small city named Medan. Her mother passed away five years ago while giving birth to her. For 17 years she has never seen her mother’s figure in real. Because of her sadness, she was very eager to become an obstetrician (a doctor to pregnant mothers) in order to help all women giving birth. So, after graduated from senior high school, she was going to prepare medical faculty’s entrance examination in Jakarta. However, her father, Ben, was very angry at her decision and trying to forbid her to go to Jakarta. There is a reason why he forbade her daughter.
Until one day, Ben suddenly fainted at his machine shop and Adit, his co-worker, helped and accompanied him to the hospital. A doctor to him, Nathan, said that Ben had a rare disease named Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)— An autoimmune disease attacks human body immunity and it should be done by surgery only–. Ben was very sad to hear that and decided not to tell his daughter about his disease.
Besides, Rini received LoA (Letter of Acceptance) from Medical University which told that she was accepted and she had to go to Jakarta to fulfill the university summons. With her bestfriend, Milie, she ventured to go to Jakarta without his father knowing. In there, they met a man named Aldo who brought them to the frenetic life of Jakarta. By him, they got to know a bad lifestyle and being almost caught in a crime of his friends.
Two years later, Nathan forced Ben to do surgery immediately. But Ben refused it and said that he wanted to spend the rest of his life to find out where his daughter is. Day by day, he finally had a signal in where his daughter is through Aunt Ratna. But, the pain was so bad and made him could not survive anymore. Because he felt no longer able to withstand the pain, he strengthened himself to write a letter to her daughter and entrusted it to Nathan. Through that letter, Rini realized what her father’s plan for her.
So, what is the content of that letter? Read the full story in this novelette only .
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