Chapter 10: Remembrance

When Alicia had asked Miyo to host a birthday party at the pastry shop, Miyo hadn't expected the celebrant to be clothed in tea masters robes, much less be Fumi, one of the most prolific tea masters of their generation.   Miyo found herself hovering between the tables with the shop attendants.  She was proud … Continue reading Chapter 10: Remembrance

Chapter 9: Challenge

The stadium was packed today but not with its usual weekly flea market.  Instead, the stalls were all things ramen.  There were tents for games and classes and stalls selling an assortment of items, from handmade utensils to rare ingredients flown in from other islands.   Above the din of the packed stadium, a loud … Continue reading Chapter 9: Challenge