To Richer Soil (Prologue)

Prologue

Where the forgotten gathers…


In front of a suburban house, a tearful goodbye was taking place.

“Saki, this is temporary. We’re not actually leaving you. You can always call us on the phone. I got one installed yesterday remember. Besides, we’re just a few train rides away. I’m expecting several visits.” At this the elder woman’s face twisted, “Even if you have to be accompanied by that useless man.”

For Saki, her mother’s soothing words did nothing to dispel her torrent of tears. It just made her try to bury herself in her warm embrace, not knowing if it will be the last time she can do so. “… This is my fault…” The younger girl sniffled.

“No, its not.” Her mother’s stern voice rebuked. “That man and I just can’t keep living with each other anymore. This is just the consequence of that. It is not your fault.”

“But, Onee-chan…”

“Teru was just stressed honey. I’m sure she didn’t mean it. She loves you.”

“Promise?”

“Promise.”

That was the first night Saki dreamt of the space wherein there was no light.

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Saki Fantasy Mahjong ~ Side Story 01

~ Saki Fantasy Mahjong ~

~Side Story 01 ~


There was silence in the stadium, everyone cannot believe their eyes.

“The Winner of the match and our Current Reigning Champion – Miyanaga Teru.”

The moment the referee announced the winner, the whole stadium descended into a state of pandemonium. The ones who lost their winnings were crying that the fight was rigged. Others were laughing in satisfaction at the huge killing they made. The competitors were no better. Various fighters were crowing about the downfall of their former bitterest adversary, while a select few were glaring daggers at the red head for defeating said former champion.
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Saki Fantasy Mahjong – Prologue

Disclaimer: No Saki does not belong to me. I am just borrowing Ritz-sensei characters because I’m horribly bored waiting for Teru next week. Hopefully, she’ll say something other than ron, pon, chi and tsumo. If not hope, I hope the members of Shiraitodai will have some interaction or lines.


Prologue


“Very pretty!” said Gandalf. “But I have no time to blow smoke-rings this morning. I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it’s very difficult to find anyone.”

“I should think so-in these parts! We are plain quiet folk and I have no use for adventures. Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things! Make you late for dinner! I can’t think what anybody sees in them,” said our Mr Baggins –

Miyanaga Saki stopped reading – a sakura petal had fallen on the book. Looking up, she saw many more petals falling toward the ground. As her eyes tracked the petals dancing with the wind, she become aware of her surroundings. Continue reading