A young German lad with an allergy to empathy and sensitivity processes his first romantic experiences in a diary entry. A comedy short story containing black humor and strong language.
With only his scholarship in hand, Arlan left his home country to school in Taiwan for college. There, he discovers what it means to miss his family, to fail, to struggle, to work, to tolerate stabbing words, and even at times, hate himself. One day, as he practice his Mandarin beside the college's lake, a tall Taiwanese boy loomed over and corrected his pronunciation.
In a college far from home, he discovers what it means to meet a beautiful soul.