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The ballroom burst into applause. The burning sun of the Kalahari Desert, the freezing winters of Russia, evil sparks in the eyes of the whole mongoose army - they felt everything as if they were there themselves. And only one of them was having a great sleep.
A sudden push woke him up, and the first thing he saw was a bewildered look on Aleksandr’s face.
“Sergei, it’s too early to sleep, my dear, here comes the best part!”
Aleksandr turned back to the audience, cleared his throat and proudly announced: “And now I’m going to tell you a story about my mother’s ancestors!”
Sergei sighed, slowly closing his eyes again.