Chapter 1: Story 5: The Palace In Ruins
Chapter 1: Water
The Palace in Ruins~
“So the first thing we should do is figure out where you came from,” Maris suggested gently, “That way, you can go home!”
”I don’t want to,” Yurenai mumbled as he dragged his feet at the thought of him returning to the disaster that was his house. Maris sweat dropped nervously.
”Surely you don’t mean that,” Maris said awkwardly, “I’m sure your family is worried sick about you.”
”The only family I have let is my father, and he hates my guts!,” Yurenai shouted at her. Maris shrunk in place, hurt by his reaction.
”Oh, I’m sorry to hear that,” she said with a perplexed expression. The young boy sighed knowing it wasn’t really her fault.
”Look, I’m sorry for shouting at you. I don’t want to talk about it right now, ok? My father is an abusive alcoholic and we’l