Thanks for Nothing and Everything [Izark x Noriko]The world Noriko had accustomed herself to had strange holidays that made no sense to a modern, Tokyo-fuddled mind. Festivals for spring, summer, for winter... they were similar in some ways, but generally based on concepts completely unique to the culture. Especially the fall Harvest festivals rampant the continent over; they were quite kin to the American "Thanksgiving," but still celebrated differently. The thought of "staying home with family" was absurd. Every man, woman and child was out and about in town, hurriedly preparing for a massive celebration; the food, the drink, the fellowship with friends and comrades, the overwhelmingly joyous atmosphere that was nothing short of contagious...Thanks for Nothing and Everything [Izark x Noriko]2 years ago in Romance More Like This
Noriko was basking in it, soaking it up like life-saving nourishment.
"Enjoying the festival preparations?" Izark asked, coming to stand beside her, subtly shifting her out of the flow of traffic. She nodded dazedly, eyes still following the roiling crowd that move