Sometimes we need a shallow reason just to do to something noble. We know we are not worthy of the nobility, hence the shallow justification.

My fingers were tapping on my gadget, looking for any immigration office that still opened for online passport registration. I was about to go abroad to attend a literature festival. Good grief! All immigration offices in Jakarta were fully booked. No slot was available until 2020. I checked on the application schedule in other cities. Yes, there was a slot for the next day, but it was in Madiun or Kediri, in the East!

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