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I open my eyes to the dawn, the sunlight filtered through a strange haze. I must be still dreaming... no, that's not it. The dream is only lingering, but it's something I can't quite seem to reach. Rising to stretch my body, loosen and take the first steps of the day, the effort awakens a muscle memory that remains locked in my body.
Unsettled, I go for a splash of cold water, the tatami cool against my feet. If I don't hurry to the daily cleaning I'll definitely get a scolding from Lady Suwako, so this kind of sleepiness on the job just won't do. At least the slightly bracing coolness has me alert.
I stop in the kitchen for something to eat. Lady Kanako has usually set out a modest morning meal, and today is no exception; the neat plate of fish, rice bowl and soup is still warm. She seems to have a mysterious ability to sense when I'm about to awaken, even though she's often left the room by the