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Panel 1: Maida (turning to the shidafu): "Do I have a choice?" First shidafu (taken aback): "What? A choice? Of course ya have a choice."
Panel 2: Second shidafu: "Ya do. But if ya turn down yur placement, don't expect another." Third shidafu (with a little too much glee): "No other uni would dare poach a student 'and-picked by Zhongshan!"
Panel 3: Maida scrolls through her contract. Maida: "Can I have some time to think it over?"
Panel 4: Second shidafu, turning to her colleagues: "Honestly, we do know how to pick 'em, eh?" The third shidafu stifles a grin.
Panel 5: First shidafu (sternly): "Ya have twenty-four hour."