A Tail’s Misfortune — Chapter Thirteen: Baby Steps

Wendy stiffened.  “I—I…” she couldn’t get the words out as she stared at Inari. Sora got up and stood in front of her, hand outstretched.  “You don’t have to go alone! I’ll be with you.” She turned to her aunt, “That’s okay, right?” “Baby steps,” Inari nodded. Taking a shuddering breath, Wendy rubbed her eyes

What Side Didn’t Know Vol.2 – A4,C9. What is Love

I wake up sweaty and far too warm.  Nanook is sprawled, belly up, on my chest. I’m afraid if I move he’ll wake up too. “Hmmm, Mika.”  I can feel the words coming from Otsu, more than hear them.  His body vibrates with his speech. I can feel that through my back and head as

A Tail’s Misfortune — Chapter Twelve: Don’t Be Stupid

Sora shivered as a chill radiated through her body.  I might not always have my mom or aunt … I’ve lived all my life thinking I had to live without them.  It’s not fair, but I guess that’s why she’s teaching me all this … life isn’t fair. “Oh, my adorable little niece,” Inari sighed.

What Side Didn’t Know Vol.2 – A4,C8. Family

“Otsu…?”  Vancantly, Dubhe whispers his name. Otsu grumbles while shoving his nose off to the side, then plants himself in front of the door, blocking it. Dubhe looks agitated.  “What do you mean ‘surprised to see you here’?” Otsu grumbles again.  Why isn’t he talking? I can’t understand him. “No, don’t you lie to us,

What Side Didn’t Know Vol.2 – A4,C7. Trust

She just doesn’t understand.   I.  Don’t.  Want. To.  Live. Near.  Him. It doesn’t matter how capable he is, or how… restrictive Melsy is.  I just don’t want to be nearby. He’s a jerk. He can’t keep his eyes and hands and words to himself.  I don’t need it and I don’t want it. “We