As the path slowly widened and the warm lights behind the windows of the little houses were overwhelmed by the torches that lead us to the walls of Seretei the mist became thicker making it hard to see entrance. Maybe it was the mist's doing but as closer I came to the entrance how unfamiliar it became. I hadn't been in Seretei for a long time, I'm not even sure if it was a long time, since I didn't keep track of time anymore. But it seemed like I was gone for over decade's. Which made me a bit uncomfortable. As soon as we came close to the guards I discarded all the hard feelings and became alert to my surroundings. Lots of groups from all parts of the district were gathering in front of the gate.
The shinigami in charge of our group was waiting until everyone was gathered near the guards. He was young but quite tall for his age. He had black hair with a messy hairstyle, he was also wearing a long earring in his right ear but despite that he looked quite normal. While he was talking w