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Chapter 3: A Reincarnated Person
If you asked Yoshio Itsuki if he had any regrets, his immediate reply would be,
“The way I died was certainly regrettable.”
That morning, he had left his home normally, just like he had every work day morning for the past forty years.
Although many people told him that it was already past the time that he should retire, he would openly laugh at them. Why should he? He was still fit, had most of his hair, was sound of mind, and single …
… He would get depressed on the last bit, but the sentiment was still there.
Wasn’t he basically the same as a young man fresh out of higher education?
Thinking like that, like he had every morning when he left his apartment, Yoshio Itsuki headed off to work.
And then suddenly he woke up.
… Uh… huh? That’s strange. He should have been on the way to the office.
Did he fall asleep on the subway?
If he did, where … exactly was he right now?
Everywhere he looked, darkness stared back at him.
There was nothing around that could tell him where “up” was. (more…)