The fans in the arena erupted in deafening cheers as Sari belted out the final notes of her latest #1 hit. It was one of those my-man-done-me-wrong uptempo numbers that her admirers ate up like candy. Her bestselling single ever, largely due to the rumors. Was Rowan, her longtime love, cheating? Everyone wondered.
Her bodyguards rushed her into a waiting car, where she fell, exhausted, into Rowan’s arms. This was her farewell tour. In a month, they’d disappear. It was time for her real life to begin. She closed her eyes, dreaming of the South Pacific.