The adventures of Fushishi part 2Days at the forest-villageThe adventures of Fushishi part 2 by Master-Kankuro
A lively place and a visit at another Kabuki-theatre
Fushishi, his student Glion and the others of the the Aragoto-clan, continued their trip to the first bigger stop at Noir Vale.
After the mourning moment at the former home-town "Kabuki no Ken" they finally reached the deep forest surrounding Noir Vale. Before reaching it, they did some spare stops for throwing few plays.
Right before reaching the region´s main-village, a mysterious hut appeared and a loud bang was heard by the travelers. Rememberig, who Fushishi was suggested to search, he hoped it was Mari the Mismagius-lady. But the explosion-like noise made him and the others worry about her wereabouts.
Luckily it turned out to be one of her experiments, which backfired just at the moment.
After shortly introducing everybody were invited into Mari´s homeplace.
The Mismagius was already informed and prepared for the Aragotos´ arrival.
In her house, she showed and explained s
- Walls of the Keep -- Walls of the Keep - by KiriRamdeo
Ark waved to two girls and a young man heading for the check-out desk with books for the rainy afternoon. It was an unusually wet forecast for autumn in Kaleidoscope and he knew that if worse came to worse they would start a soccer game in the rain.
He lifted a dark grey volume and opened it to the bookmark. As he skimmed the page his rectangle reading glasses slid down his nose. He pushed them back up with a forefinger of his free hand then tucked the hand into a pocket.
After a while of reading and walking the aisles, Ark's mind's eye turned to the mischievous grin he had last seen on Jaeda's face.
"You've never had dragonfruit?" she had asked on her last visit while they sprawled reading books.
After Ark admitted that he had never even seen one, she blinked incredulously at him, before returning to her book on sailing knots. Then, quite suddenly, Jaeda had straightened, mischief dancing in her eyes as a Cheshire grin tugged at the corners of her mouth. <i>