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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Kotori: Where are you going?

Looks like she is going nowhere but home, apparently. Just as you've come to expect of her. Solis: So you're not going again?Kotori: Aaah!Kotori: What the... Solis!?Kotori: You scared me!Solis: Oh. I didn't mean to.Solis: I guess you weren't expecting to see me.Kotori: O-of course not!Kotori: Do you have any idea how late it is?Kotori: Wait, uh... did you... run all the way here?Solis: Uhm. Solis: Maybe a little.Kotori: Do you... need a glass of water?Solis: Guh, no.Kotori: You look exhausted, though...Solis: I'm fine, I'm fine, I was just rushing a bit.Solis: I hoped I'd make it in time, in case you were leaving for the celebrations in the marshes... but it looks like I didn't need to rush at all.Kotori: Oh...Kotori: No, I'm not going anywhere. Kotori: And if…
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Nino: Keep in mind with your newly learned information that she might just be using you for gratitude.

Ho, what do we have here? She's going to help you recover your memories? Why, that just happens to be your biggest wish right now. Is it just as Kaji warned you, then? Cheeky little angel. Nino: Try your best to know better than to be suspicious of Mei. Oh, yes. Hold on, um... alright. It's true, going by your past record together, there's no reason to be suspicious. She certainly is adamant about returning to the overworld some day, which doesn't help her case when it comes to the possibility of complete innocence, but it's not like that's a desire you can't understand... Since she has some kind of family waiting up there. So as long as she won't cause you harm, you maybe wouldn't mind indirectly helping her…
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Nino: He's right. Not on everything, but on many matters.

You feel like a child who just got counselled by a careful adult. But despite the topic's weight, Kaji maintained a sincere smile throughout it. It seems like he still somehow exemplifies that "guidance" thing whenever he takes matters more seriously, even though he said he's lost everything from his past... It's funny, a tale that extends from the moon to the earth makes you feel rather insignificant, but not alienated nor patronized. The winged are mighty compared to humans, but even someone like Kaji is susceptible to the same struggles as you. Nino: Now help a new friend by telling him who he helped. You couldn't really find a proper response to Kaji's advice in the end. Instead, you opt to thank him plenty, and wish him well. Though…
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Nino: Hesitantly inquire. Get the deets.

Nino: Um, yeah, I'd like to know.Nino: Although, hold on...Nino: Did it always look like this?Kaji: Whatcha talkin' about?Nino: The note.Nino: I feel like... something is off.Nino: Um... maybe I'm just confused.Kaji: Ya sure sound like it.Kaji: Far as I know, this looks just the same as the day we put it there.Kaji: Kid, this lil' thingy has so many memories attached to it!Nino: Can I see it again for a sec? Nino: Examine note's other side. It's the Unpleasant/Apologetic Note. You found this in the monster world, and that's as far as you can recall. It has always looked like this, and it always will. ...Huh, what? Your thoughts feel a bit jumbled. But nothing is weird here, right? That's all that matters. Nino: Umm...Nino: So this yellow handwriting.Nino:…
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Nino: Begin to have your suspicions.

Kaji hands you a key to a room in the hotel. He does so very readily. Perhaps a bit too readily. Hm. Kaji: Just as I promised ya, and there ya go.Nino: Thanks. But... Nino: Ask Kaji about why he let you go despite what you and the other humans did. Nino: Still, it's unlikely that he'd risk the townspeople's reactions for one small victory over long term gain... right? Nino: You could be thinking of turning us over for big profits while we're distracted!Kaji: Oh! Alright! Maybe I'll turn ya over for big profits now.Kaji: Is that what ya want me to do?Nino: Whoa! Don't you dare!Nino: I'm armed and I won't hesitate to defend myself again!Kaji: ...So it's not what ya want.Kaji: Lemme tell ya somethin', nobody's out…
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Mei: Consider returning what you "borrowed" and hear Kaji out.

Vendor: I can't believe it...Vendor: It's my precious golden vase!Anne: And all in one piece!Kaji: That's damn right, lady!Anne: And... that's the culprit right here in front of our eyes.Meimona: ...Hmph.Vendor: Well, I never... Kajiboy really did it, huh?Kaji: Heh heh heh, damn RIGHT!Kaji: Listen up, y'all!Kaji: This here thief will never be botherin' any of ya again.Kaji: And these here wares are gonna be returned to their owners!Kaji: As for wares that we can't get back...Kaji: Just write me up a good formal letter, and the price will be refunded for ya.Kaji: Oh, and don't be writin' any swearwords.Kaji: Me superiors' are gonna be seein' those letters! Kaji: Tell Mei of the fine she'll have to pay for all that stolen property. Anne: Ooooh...!Vendor: Anne, I can't believe what…
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A wonderful scene plays out.

A young man, born with the gift of guidance. He speaks gently to the personification of destiny. I have four eyes to be a guide. I am a vessel for you to command. I will guide you to whatever you desire. So come on, there is a lot to learn today. However, the immature lady rejects boundless knowledge and eternal enlightenment. That is not what I desire. I want to play in the fields. I want to watch the fascinating little humans and monsters. I want to catch a firefly in a bottle. But work is important too. I know that! I must not let everyone down. I must learn to be a queen and unite my people. I must gain power. But I do not want to do any…
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Nino: Wrack your memory to the absolute BEST you can.

You woke up to face a desolate adventure. First, you were nearly arrested by a monster girl. A short, red-haired guard. You remember the ghastly forest, leading to a town of monsters, filled with the bloody fragrance of its signature red tulips. You remember that you faced a formidable opponent, a winged, and that you survived her final attack. And, finally, you found that rift with a familiar light. It beckoned you back into your world. But most of all, you remember that you were alone. It was a perilous yet lonely journey. You were always alone, without anyone or anything to worry about. Only now do you realize just how well you're used to such solitude. It seems you've known that this would be the case even before the…
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Suvillan: Hey, look it's your Royal Guard Leader Fella!

Doorkeeper: Try to mind the gate. ???: Ma'am, please stop...???: The prince will have my head if you just barge in!Corona: Usher, for the last time,Corona: Don't tell the top dog what to do.Usher: I-I'm not trying to do that!Corona: Then what are you trying?Corona: I just brutally beat up two people today.Corona: Are you trying to get beaten up too?Usher: What, no!Corona: Do you want me to give you a deadly noogie that badly? Huh!?Usher: N-No, not at all!Corona: I really will do it and embarrass you in front of everyone out there! Corona: Don't test me, dumbass!Usher: Even if you threaten all that, you still can't go in!Corona: I'll twist your arm backwards if you don't quit it.Usher: Ma'am, please listen! Be the loud winged. You are now…
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Solis: Snitch

You can't bring yourself to say anything. The more you think about it, the more you hesitate. Because... who knows what his highness would do afterwards? Solis: Consider comprehending how bad this might be if you WERE to tell Suvillan about Kotori. Not only could you appear more suspicions if he doesn't believe you, but what would he do to Kotori if he did believe everything? Being caught up in the middle of this is so frustrating. Kotori isn't even your friend anymore, so why do you care what becomes of her? What's even worse is that, at the same time, losing the prince's trust to her is still concerning to you. Seriously... Since when was she this important despite her negligible presence? God dammit, just damn these contradictory thoughts…
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Solis: Just be honest.

Solis: Please forgive me for being so frank in asking this, but...Solis: Your highness, you... Solis: You don't trust me anymore, do you?Solis: Even though, I would still do anything you asked for without hesitation.Solis: I swear that I won't even let Kotori, Corona, or anyone else deter me again.Solis: But somehow... Solis: It looks like I've messed up badly enough to lose years of trust in one night. With rapidly-assembled words, you immediately go for the worst possible case imaginable. You confront the potential reality that there's no trust left between the two of you anymore. Since that's your worst fear, then... It will be much easier if you could just get rid of it first and foremost. Solis: So...Solis: Am I... correct?Suvillan: ...Suvillan: ...Ha! ----> Solis: That is…
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Try to be Kaji again.

Oh, god. Such a pathetic sight. Nevermind! Try being someone else. Desperate to run away from that humiliation, are we? Well, since you asked so nicely. You are now this presently un-humiliated person, in a completely different world, ascending the stairways of the Garnet Royal Tower. Solis: Were you called in for an audience with the prince? It's the other way around. This time, you've returned to see his highness of your own accord. Hopefully, you can have a conversation without Corona's interruptions for once. ----> Screw these long spiraling stairs, though! You've just cut quite the distance all the way from your hometown to this tower in the Royal Meadows, and now, you have to go up all these god damned stairs just to see his highness for a…
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[I] Lune: Conclude tonight's business.

----> Prince Ruit: Elaborate. Lune: Try to understand...? Such is the unique existence of someone who embodies an entire world. You suppose it's futile to try understanding it. To put all this in simpler terms... Princes and princesses are aware of all their people, and all parts of their world as a whole, at all times. That means they're also aware to some degree when certain anomalies happen somewhere inside their world. For instance, when someone enters or leaves it. This tale of "tides" is the way his highness came to describe his experience. Such a feeling must be something impossible to even imagine for a regular person, much less for a ruler to live with. Some days, it makes his highness pretty cranky, complaining about all the noise in…
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[I] Lune: Be honest... but not too blunt.

Prince Ruit: Take pity on this clueless, sheltered lady. Ruit: Here you go.Lune: ?Ruit: You clearly need this more than I do.Lune: Pardon? I do not.Ruit: It breaks my heart how uneducated you are on this vital subject.Lune: Please, your highness,Lune: Do not pity me over not reading this of all things.Lune: I'd rather deploy for war than consume a single word in your Tome.Ruit: Ha, how sad. Ruit: Then, I suppose I will- [I] Lune: You can't let work be ignored any further. Lune: But it would do good to confiscate it.Ruit: Whoa- HEY!Ruit: You cannot do that!Lune: Why not? Ruit: I need it for my learning!Lune: "Learning" looks a lot like reading a book during work hours behind my back.Lune: But surely, surely, Lune: That's just me being…
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[I] Lune: Witness TRUE COOLNESS.

O...oh. How... stupendous? Yes, that's the word. It is stupefying how expected this outcome was. Lune: Attempt to tear your eyes away from this gaudy page. You're trying, you're trying so hard... Ruit: Just look, Lune!Ruit: Look at this man amongst men!Ruit: don't you see how he shines despite his mortality!? ...But his highness sure is making this difficult! It's so unbelievably garish that you can't even look away! Lune: Attempt the opposite. Carefully ponder upon shiny shoujo manga male. Lune: ...Lune: He seems disturbing.Ruit: What! No way!Lune: I'm only observing his illustrated conduct.Lune: See, why must he be so pushy towards this... Definitely-not-Selene lady?Lune: She must depart to fight for the world's sake, Lune: Yet all he can think about is himself.Ruit: My god, Lune!Ruit: The Galactic Princess' identity…
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