The rest of the opening ceremony went over smoothly.
The young star finally had some time for himself, which he chose to spend near the shore of the island, hoping that the watery figure would rise again.
Wherever he walked on the edge of the sea, the water would keep away from him, and after he left it would come back.
These games of cat and mouse tired the boy, and so after a while he sat down on the sand and began rehearsing a song for his next performance.
An ode to love and beauty, sang by a heartbroken man.
Drops of water began to inch closer to him at first, but as he went on with the song they all ran away, the sea parting once more, revealing the same figure as before.
"I'm not perfect, neither will I ever claim to be, but being good enough for you is perfect for me."
She took her first steps on the wet sand...