Monday august 08 2016, New York City, 6.30 PM
Ray: "Ughhhhhhhh.... God am I glad to be back home again. At least no one here will yell at me or pick a fight with me or what ever the fuck they want."
Ray looks over to his coffee table and looks at the pile of bills on the table.
Ray: "Well back home after another shitty day at work in my shitty apartment. Let's see how much money those vultures want from me again."
Ray walks over to his couch and sits down and grabs the first bill of the pile.
Ray: "Let's see how much money I still owe that goddam hospital"
Ray Williams is a 28 year old American man from New York City. Born and raised in the Big Apple, Ray has never known his parents. His mother abandoned him at birth and gave him away for adoption. He was never any good at making friends which caused him to be basically friendless for most of his life. He was adopted in many homes and was kicked out of nearly all of them and at age 18 he was forced out of the foster home. School had always been a never ending parade of detention, suspension and eventually expulsion for Ray for multiple reasons. From fighting at school, to cheating on his tests, to yelling and cursing at the teachers. At age 18 Ray was forced to stand on his own two legs and for the first time in his life things were looking to get better. He managed to get a job at a factory that paid well and managed to find an affordable and nice apartment for himself.
At age 22 things went from good to hell in seconds. Ray was at a convenience looking for something to eat after a long day at work, when suddenly two people barged in with guns and started robbing the place. Ray at that moment was at the back of the store looking at microwave meal packs for home and wearing earphones with his back turned at the robbers at that moment. When one of the robbers saw him he started yelling at him to drop to the ground and give all his money and his phone to him. Ray didn't hear him and was just about to turn around when the robbers next to him accidentally shot him and hit him in the stomach while aiming his gun at Ray to get him to give him his money. After Ray was shot he blacked out from the pain and woke up hours later at the hospital in the I.C.U..
Six months later, Ray was discharged from the hospital, but because he couldn't afford health insurance he was saddled with an enormous $250,000 hospital bill.
Because Ray didn't show up at work he lost his job and after that he also lost his apartment. Because he was saddled with an enormous hospital bill his credit rating went down and he eventually had to settle for a lousy job that didn't pay nearly half as much as his old job and a barely functional apartment infested with cockroaches and with a lazy landlord that overcharges Ray for rent because of his bad credit rating.
Ray: " I still have to pay $225,000 to those fucking vultures from the hospital and that goddam landlord raised my rent again this month. Sometimes I think it would have been better if I just died that day instead of all this bullshit."
After reading the hospital bill Ray got up and went to his room. The only place in the world where he could have some peace and quit and escape the misery that is his life. Ray has been an otaku ever since he was kicked out of the orphanage. He found out that the otaku lifestyle was perfect for him. He always liked anime, manga, web novels etc. since the first time he saw Naruto and he immediately could relate to the MC and started watching more and more until he was hooked on everything otaku related. Some of his favorite animes included Naruto, DBZ, the Fate-series, Fairy Tail. One of his favorite novels was Against the Gods and he read every chapter that was released. He was fascinated by the willpower and drive of the MC to keep pushing despite all the odds and all the horrible people that inhabited that world. But at the same time he also hated the blatant murder the MC committed against innocent people because they were related to the target of the MC. Sometimes he wished he would be one of those isekai heroes and go to another world and become an OP character that would have a harem of the most beautiful women and become an unstoppable warrior.
That night after Ray went to bed a short circuit occurred with the faulty wiring of his house since his landlord never bothered to get those fixed. Shortly after his apartment caught fire and Ray was still in his bed when smoke started to enter his bedroom and he started to wake up and choke.
Ray: "Cough, Cough, Cough. What is happening? Where did this smoke come from? Is there a fire somewhere?"
Ray got up out of bed and opened his bedroom door only to see his living room has become an inferno. Turning around, he tried to climb out of his bedroom window but he collapsed from breathing in too much smoke. As Ray was laying on the ground his live flashed before his eyes and knew that the end has come for him.
Ray: 'Is this how I am going to die. After all those years of this shitty life I finally meet my end. I just hope that there is a God when I die, maybe I can have my wish fulfilled and kick some ass. Hahaha'
After that Ray lost consciousness and soon after died. What Ray didn't know was that there was a God and this God was about to offer Ray the chance of a lifetime.
Well everyone here is my first chapter. Tell me what do you think of it and I will continue to write this novel for you all. And if you don't like it please keep it civilized in the comment section. Thank you to all my readers
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