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Rated: E · Fiction · Fanfiction · #2240244
Romeo is a dreamer from a rival family to that of the lovely Juliet, but wins her.
ROMEO: "I've been serving as a computer wizard for the Cigna software company in Los Angeles for some years after graduating from Dartmouth College, but I'm bored, and my aristocratic family only seeks me to become more and more erudite, and all the while I've been eyeing this lovely young woman Juliet, but her father is the head of the Lambert software company in San Diego, which is a rival of Cigna, and my father is now a major shareholder of Cigna, and now Juliet and I are star-crossed!"

Romeo felt damned. He was young, ambitious, idealistic, handsome, and romanic. He was smitten with Juliet whom he met at a software industry evening drinks party in Los Angeles in the summer of 2010. He found her beautiful and charming and even intelligent. However, he soon discovered Juliet's father was the head of Lambert, the rival software company of Cigna, and Romeo's own aristocratic father was now a major shareholder of Cigna. Romeo sought to hatch a dark scheme to find a way to win the heart of Juliet amidst this otherwise awful sea of modern troubles. How'd he achieve such a love in this environment of capitalist complication? This was the question that plagued the star-crossed Romeo, the hero or anti-hero of our tale.

ROMEO: "What's in a name? It's a rose that led me to the sweet capital of Cigna, and so what if Juliet's family is immersed in Lambert, an otherwise very fine software company, and my obstinate wealthy father's already drunk in Cigna profits, so what's in a name? Can't I find the whim and whiskers to escape all this divine madness to find the heart of Juliet safely and securely in this great City of Angels? After all, I am the young and ambitious American Romeo, after all!"

Romeo decided to send a love-letter to Juliet, at her private Los Angeles loft which she shared with her girl-friend Shelbye. Romeo's own friend Mazda was in love with Shelbye after Romeo took him to spy under Juliet's loft window to which Shelbye appeared to stare out while brushing her hair. Mazda decided to court Shelbye and have her help Romeo convince Juliet to seek this so-called secure love affair with Romeo, prodigy of Cigna and rival of Lambert. As Mazda and Shelbye pursued their otherwise normal and steady relationship, it was Romeo and Juliet that drew our attention in this modern Los Angeles tale of capitalism gone awry at the hands of fated love, but could Romeo turn this love into a story of real promise?

ROMEO: "Nothing can prevent me from loving Juliet, because, well, I got into software wizardry for the art and venture and not for the power pyramid conspiracy with Lambert, and I refuse to let this industry rivalry knot my courtship with Juliet, and therefore, I will keep dropping Juliet, my maiden, secret love-letters into her Los Angeles loft until she sees the pure light of romance and how it might shine through the fog of damned cousins."

Romeo broke into Juliet's loft and found her having drunk a potion of sleeping poison and laying amidst a stack of his love-letters which she was obviously reading with great dismay and worry. Romeo decided to take the remainder of the sleeping poison left in Juliet's vial, hanging still on a chain around her neck. The two star-crossed lovers had both committed suicide and were now forever united in a way that fate and civilization would not allow them to be in a living method. Romeo, our dashing capitalist software wizard, had indeed won the hand of Juliet, and though it were not in the shadow of traffic, it was certainly under the cover of design. This ends our tragic if divine story of star-crossed love in modern Los Angeles. Let you decide if this story is one of deliberation!


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