Nino: Reveal your plan.

Reed: ...What?Aria: ...Meimona: Huh... ummm? Reed: Are you still half-asleep or something?Meimona: Ooor did you forget like everything from yesterday? Meimona: Nino, if the ports are closed, we can't enter anywhere!Meimona: And we don't even have a ship, dummy!Nino: Don't judge so hastily. Nino: I wouldn't have said anything if I didn't have any plans.Nino: Right... there's still a way forward.Nino: Let's take a shortcut by crossing the barrier twice.Meimona: Wuh?Aria: What...?Nino: These two worlds are connected, after all.Nino: If we can cross the barrier at a good point from here...Nino: Then we can travel to a point close by the capital, but from the other side.Nino: And if we cross again, we'll end up in our destination.Nino: That means we can enter the capital, even if the docks are…
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Nino: OW OW OW! YOU'RE UP! PROCLAIM YOUR AWAKENESS!

Nino: Stop, stop! I'm awake already! Nino: Ugh, who... what the heck... Nino: Uh... Five?Five: Yay! Nino finally woke up!Five: Hello, Nino! Nino: Augh, it's so bright. Meimona: Heeeey, it worked!Five: See! Five can do it! Meimona: Good job, Five!Aria: Aaah, even though I told you not to wake him up so forcefully... Nino: Kindly ask Five to not do that again. Nino: Please, don't do that again!Nino: But, Five... you were trying to wake me up?Meimona: ALL of us were!Meimona: You were NOT responding though, lazybones!Nino: Huh.Nino: I think... I heard your voice in my dream, Five.Five: Whoa! Really!?Five: What did Five say in Nino's dream?Nino: Uh...Nino: You just called my name.Nino: I think that's what woke me up.Five: Oh...Five: Nino, that's boring.Nino: !?Five: In a dream, Five wants…
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Nino: Answer Nino.

Nino: What will I run out of time to accomplish? Nino: It seems that you do not remember right now.Nino: So I do not, either.Nino: But listen, and notice that the clock is ticking in the back of your mind.Nino: Don't you feel an ever-present sense of urgency?Nino: It's been eating away at you, ever so slowly. Nino: My memories were reaped away...Nino: But it won't stop me. There's still a way forward.Nino: You're bound to remember, as long as you keep moving forward.Nino: Don't foolishly fall into the trap of complacency.Nino: If you don't hurry, this would all have been for nothing.Nino: You shouldn't be wasting any time here. Nino: If you leave everything up to such people...Nino: It'll only end badly for them.Nino: They follow you, but you…
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The companionship of the deceased.

Spirit: -.-. .... . . .-. / ..- .--. .-.-.-Kotori: Oh...Kotori: Sorry. I'm okay.Spirit: .- .-. . / -.-- --- ..- / .-.. --- -. . .-.. -.-- ..--..Kotori: It's fine. I am used to solitude.Kotori: I am a weirdo that talks to you guys, after all.Spirit: -.-- --- ..- / .- .-. . / -- ..- -.-. .... / -- --- .-. . .-.-.-Spirit: -.. --- / -. --- - / -... . / ... .- -.. .-.-.-Kotori: Please, don't worry about me.Kotori: I would rather hear about you, lost one.Kotori: Tell me, do you remember who you were?Spirit: - .... .. ... / .... ..- -- -... .-.. . / ... . .-. ...- .- -. - / .-. . -.-. .- .-.. .-.. ... / .-.. ..…
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Even if you must give everything up for a peaceful future?

So rather than acting only as a supervisor for training, you chose to take a more friendly, collaborative approach in assisting her. As a result, the two of you went from mere co-workers to good friends. And then, you eventually... Augh. Never mind all that. Reminiscing about the past never does you any good. Your thoughts linger solely on the good parts, your old friendship with Kotori, Corona, and the prince... How deeply you wish it could be reconstructed. It rings impossible, and yet, a part of you still wants to try. Solis: It wouldn't hurt to open your heart again just a touch, would it? Kotori: What are you spacing out there for?Kotori: You've been staring at my face for a while.Solis: Crap! ...Sorry.Spirit: -.-. .-. . . .--.…
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Suvillan: Break out of your awkward silence.

Suvillan: ...I see.Suvillan: Having one name makes you mononymous. Suvillan: It is the custom of this world to give such people the chance to adopt a surname from royalty.Suvillan: Kotori, would you like to take my surname?Kotori: Whoa...! No, no, no! Kotori: Absolutely not, how could I!Kotori: You're a prince, and I'm...Kotori: I am... just some homeless person!Suvillan: ...Right. I do have an idea of your standing.Suvillan: I extended the offer with that in mind, but I understand your reservations.Suvillan: After all, something of mine would not be fitting of your status.Kotori: It is fine, your highness!Kotori: A surname is not of importance to me.Kotori: I am... Kotori. Kotori: And that is all I can be.Suvillan: ...As you wish, then. Suvillan: Rise. Suvillan: But, young lady Kotori.Suvillan: Don't call yourself…
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It was the first dawn after war.

Corona: Talk to Suvillan. Corona: Look how friggin' excited you are...Corona: They have no idea you were bawling your eyes out back there, huh?Suvillan: Ah! Corona, no!Suvillan: Don't talk about that, please!Corona: Mwahahaha!Corona: Man... this name's gonna take a bit to get used to.Suvillan: Do you prefer your old name?Corona: Nah! "Andromeda" is a goddamn mouthful.Corona: Besides, something new is much better.Corona: Cuz now, nothing ties me with the shitty angels up there at all.Suvillan: I'm glad you like it.Suvillan: And, by the way...Suvillan: I don't ever cry, okay?Corona: Aha, sure thing, crybaby.Suvillan: It's true!Suvillan: I was simply... rather shaken up back there.Suvillan: After what I saw, I thought all hope was lost.Suvillan: But then, you showed up.Corona: Mmm... really?Corona: I don't think I looked like hope, did I?Suvillan: Hahahaha!…
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Solis: Didn't you and Kotori plan to patrol the border to try and catch the assassin? How's that going along?

...About as well as it could. Kotori's idea is to stand guard in two key locations. Here in Red Tulip, and back in your village, Buried Oasis. She cutely draws a diagram to illustrate for you, using one of her countless spears. Not that you really needed one, as knowledgeable as you are of your world's terrain, but you let her continue because it's cute. Anyway. Somehow, she believes these to be the two most likely spots for an assassin to infiltrate through, but when you ask her why, she offers no reasoning behind it. Yet, the more you think about these locations, the more reasons you find for them to be a good choice, based on your own knowledge. Kotori & Solis: Make & discuss how to execute the…
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Nino: Stab yourself.

Nino: ...!? Nino: It's okay.Nino: I know your foggy mind is panicking, Nino: But listen to the memories of your body instead.Nino: Put your hand over your heart. Nino: The rest will come naturally.Nino: Now, this is what I mean when I say that I'm you too. Nino: How do you feel? Although your wound is completely erased, the pain remains. It's a strange feeling, to suddenly remove the injuries you're still reacting to, leaving yourself hurt from no visible causes at all. Even though it's a dream, the effects of this pain are quite familiar. Your grip on the hilt of your sword, the way you halt your thoughts when you face danger, and leave control entirely up to the instincts ingrained in your body. Not only do you…
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Nino: Do you even remember that phrase?

It is not something you've ever uttered, however... It's an ever-present thought, a feeling that loomed behind your every action since the very start. And just now, you've managed to put it into words for yourself. To you, those words sound like they should be a constant truth. However, what you had so much faith in now seems a bit... unpleasant. Nino: Refute the phantom. They're your friends, and still are. They may not say it, but it's true. Nino: "Phantom"? That's awfully rude.Nino: Anyway... are you trying to lie to yourself?Nino: That's ridiculous. Nino: It's not a lie! Nino: Kaji isn't just some fallen angel...Nino: And those guys being with me isn't bad at all.Nino: They've got my back, and I've got theirs. Nino: Though you tried to bury…
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Nino: What are you dreaming about?

It's you. You're looking at yourself. Yeah, you must be dreaming right now. You appear a little different, however... On the inside, are you still the same person as you are? Nino: Talk to Nino. Nino: Is it that fun being here?Nino: Everyone's nice to me.Nino: But is that even what I wanted? Nino: Answer Nino. Nino: Is it...? Nino: I'm asking you.Nino: We are all the same, in the end.Nino: Except for... you.Nino: You're acting like those complacent royal fools.Nino: Hey, where has your resolve gone?Nino: Why do I feel nothing from you anymore? Nino: Aren't you getting a little carried away?Nino: I expect better from myself.Nino: But you stood by, and smiled to such people...Nino: Surely, you don't think you have the right to do that, do you?…
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Reed: If Nino did so, surely it's not a stretch that you chose to pursue your quest despite the dangers it posed.

Nino: Reed has a point, but Reed is speaking as though his life doesn't have much value in the face of his quest. Remind him the opposite is much more true. Nino: ...I understand where you're coming from now.Nino: But Reed, sometimes you talk as if you yourself don't really matter.Nino: It's not that you're nonchalant about taking precautions.Nino: But you see accomplishing your goal as more valuable than your own... wellbeing.Reed: Oh, no. Don't look too deep into nothing, please.Reed: That's not the case at all.Nino: I-I'm just saying, whenever you speak about yourself...Nino: Your language sounds a little concerning.Reed: Ha, I'm just not fond of acting too self-serving like a certain someone.Nino: I'm being serious! Nino: It's not a bad thing to want to keep yourself safe...Reed: OK,…
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Audience: Be ever the skeptics.

Lune: Look at this, Solis.Lune: She's talking to me like I'm younger than Five.Lune: What have you signed us up for.Solis: Sorry... I have no idea at all.Diana: Silence! Don't talk during the lecture!Lune: You're not a professor, Diana.Lune: Not even a graduate yet.Diana: Hmmm, so what!?Diana: I'm at least good enough to school you both!Diana: You guys obviously NEED it.Solis: Hahaaa, this is all my fault.Solis: I talked about my ability without thinking, and now...Diana: And you seriously thought I'd let that DISINFORMATION fly?Diana: You offend the entire field of SCIENCE when you blabber on like "oh nah baby we don't know how this magical shit works" sooo casually!Diana: And then Lune just believes you without a second thought because she's Lune. Diana: Ridiculous.Solis: Dia, I don't talk like…
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Party: Come to any conclusions?

Five: Everyone said bye-bye to Five and sis, after Five's birthday.Five: But, when Five woke up...Five: No one was waiting for Five.Five: Home was... dark.Five: Five couldn't find big sis, or anyone...Five: Five doesn't really understand what Five did wrong.Five: Everyone always praised Five.Five: So Five thought, everyone likes Five...Five: But why did they all leave Five alone and go?Five: Did Five do something wrong?Five: Then... Five wants to fix everything, and apologize!Five: But, Five doesn't understand...Five: What is Five's mistake?Reed: ...From the sound of it...Reed: You didn't do anything wrong.Reed: It's just that... they didn't tell you anything, really.Aria: That's what it sounds like to me, too...Aria: Feels like there was more going on beyond helping Five regain her health.Reed: Dammit... the professor has a bad habit of leaving…
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Five: Try to remember.

Five: Oh! Yes, Five remembers!Five: Big sis... wears white coat.Five: Because, big sis was a nurse!Five: So sis takes good care of Five...Five: And Five learns a lot from sis!Five: Also, also...Five: There was... doctor, too!Five: Doctor is a very pretty lady! Five: Doctor wears white coat...Five: And doctor always brings colorful medicines.Five: Five thinks medicines taste bad, but...Five: They make bad feelings and pains go away.Five: So medicines are good!Reed: ...I guess that's what they'd tell a child.Five: That's not all, Reed!Five: Someone wearing white coat... there was one more! Five: Recall a "Professor". Five: There was mister smart professor too!Five: Professor is the smartest! But... Five: Professor is also always very busy!Five: Five thinks, a lot of people ask professor for help...Five: That's why professor doesn't visit a…
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Nino: Let her be hopeful, but still be realistic.

Nino: Look here, Five.Nino: I don't really remember what you told me before, alright?Nino: I don't know what I promised you, and how I was going to do it...Nino: Or If I even had a way of accomplishing it, anyway.Nino: So, I'm sorry about that.Five: Oh... don't be sad, Nino! Five: There there!Nino: Um...Five: It's okay if Nino forgot! Five: Because, Nino didn't know that Nino would forget, right?Nino: Yeah, that's right! Nino: You understand now!Five: So it's okay, if Nino doesn't remember...Five: Then Five will just have to remind Nino very well!Nino: ...Huh? Five: Nino and Five drew in the monster world, so it could help Nino remember! Five: Watch very very closely now... it's important!Five: When Five met Nino... Five drew home for Nino!Five: Home, and Five's Friend,…
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Five: Ask why Five being a monster is an issue.

Aria: Aaaah... yeah... Aria: To make a long story short... Aria: Five is actually a monster.Aria: See, without my disguise on, she's really just a little monster.Meimona: A human disguise!? What the heck!Aria: P-please understand! Aria: There's no way she could've passed through everything safely otherwise...Meimona: Yeah, right! My gosh!Meimona: Kaji would undo everything we've worked for if he knew you smuggled some monster kid in!Meimona: Good foresight on the disguise, I guess... Meimona: Even though I don't get why you brought her here in the first place!Aria: Oh, now that'd be a doubly long story...Meimona: Lady, tell me, are there any more surprises here that I should prepare my maidenly heart for!?Aria: W-well, this would be the biggest one of all! Nothing else I can think of.Aria: You've safely…
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Mei: Something seems off with Nino.

Meimona: Look over where? Meimona: Woah!Nino: See, now this looks concern-worthy.Aria: Oh, hey guys! You're back!Five: Hello, Nino! Hello, Meimona! Five: And hello, kitty!Reed: ...Nino...Meimona: Umm, what the heck is going on over here...?Meimona: Reed looks so out of it!Aria: What do you mean? We're just shopping!Aria: Or more like, we were going to do that, until you showed up.Meimona: S-shopping? Right now?Five: Yes! Shopping!Aria: Well, Nino disappeared for a while.Aria: So instead of waiting around doing nothing... Aria: We decided to look around the place!Aria: Do you guys want to join in?Meimona: Oh, Nino and I have already done our COOL tour of the island, heheh.Nino: So now it's their turn, huh?Reed: Nino. No. It's not. Reed: Stop. Listen.Reed: This is a hostage situation.Nino: What?Reed: They're trying to kill…
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Solis: What exactly does she mean? Ask her to elaborate.

Oh, jeez, that escalated reaaaaaally quickly! You suppose it makes sense for this to be something she can't just tell to anyone. But... where's all this talk coming from? Kotori: Explain all that you can. The Prince may be safer with Solis knowing. Solis: Uh... then, with that info in mind...Solis: Do you somehow know who this assassin is?Kotori: ...Not really. I only know that it's a single human.Solis: Huh... Solis: And, you said that you don't have any tangible proof to believe such an assassination attempt might happen?Solis: ...As well as that it would succeed, to boot?Kotori: Unfortunately...Kotori: I can't show you anything that would prove my hunch.Kotori: But I still trust it a lot, no matter what.Kotori: If asking you to trust in something so unreasonable is too…
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