When Four opened her eyes, she could see blue skies clearly again. She also could breathe air normally again. For several seconds, she felt relieved.
“Ah, I know you’re alright. You’re not inhaling any water, anyway.”
The girl’s voice brought Four’s focus back. She immediately sat, and realized she’s on a sandy beach. She turned her body, and now facing the vast sea.
“We’re already close to the beach so I carried you here. You just passed out, nothing big so… Hm? What’s wrong?”
“My armor… My suit of armor…”
The redhead girl laughed, “Ahahaha! That? Don’t worry! You’ll meet again, I’m sure of it!”
Four didn’t hear the girl’s voice, and kept staring at the sea. At the place where her precious armor lies, and probably unreachable for ever and ever…
“What did I do to deserve this…?”
Four almost cried.
TO BE CONTINUED (?)