Yui tossed her duffel bag onto one of the high chairs at the counter, the chair creaking under its weight. Miyo's face mirrored the wince on Yui's face as Yui pulled herself slowly up into the chair next to it. "Hard training today?" Miyo asked as she reached for a tin that held a … Continue reading Chapter 23: Notes and reflections
Miyo settled into a chair, pen in one hand, cup of tea in the other, and in front of her, a textbook Youko had loaned her. Taking a sip from her cup, she began to read. * For each passage, choose the answer correct answer. Note that there may be more than one correct … Continue reading Chapter 22: A supposed history
Makoto took the bottle of tea Miyo held out to her without question and without looking. It didn't seem that Makoto was seeing much of anything, judging from the way her gaze was fixed on something beyond not only Miyo's sight, but also everyone else's. "Don't worry, she's always like this," Yui said, taking … Continue reading Chapter 21: Finals
Can a teacup keep its name // If there is no tea to fill it?
The buzz in the air was giving Miyo a headache. It wasn't just the physical amount of sound made by the humans that lined the shore, but also that which was not physical, that humans weren't even aware of. But to those like Miyo, the magic from the Sirens gathered in the bay was just … Continue reading Chapter 20: Summer shine