Shounen Onmyouji Book 9 Ch2
It was a women from the same village who found the found the little girl lying beside the shrine.
She had left her two children, one eight year old and one six years old at home and ventured into the mountains to pick up some vegetables growing in the wild. On her way back home, she found the little girl lying besides the shrine.
Far from the village, near to the sea, there was a shrine. But then again, the so called "sea" wasn't really a sea. It was connected to the sea. But in fact, it is just a lake.
Since young, the adults have warned them not to go near the shrine as evil things were worshipped there. As such, one should not go near the shrine, let alone open the door to the shrine.
The village elder told scary stories about the shrine. Yet it only fuel the children's curiosity.
When she(the woman, not the girl) was slightly less than ten years old, she and her friends wanted to see the scary things me