Chapter 3: Daiki-san Returns
To think, I had proceeded one step closer to understanding my incomprehensible Blessing, and yet, I’ve learned nothing at all…
Even though I feel like I’ve had half of my brain removed, listlessly floating here and there as I tried to continue the chores after my shock, there is always someone more miserable.
I can’t help stuttering.
I mean, Daiki-san returned, looking like he had just swam across an ocean.
Or rather, our foyer has turned into a swamp.
“Hahaha… I’m home…”
Even his voice sounds so miserable.
“Welcome … home … no, wait, get in here! Bath, I forgot to draw the bath, dammit! Ah, shoot, where is the laundry hamper and towels? If it’s this horrible out, you should have stayed at the police station overnight!”
“Because – letting you spend the second night in a new house all alone seems too pitiful…”
“Am I your newly-wed wife or something!? Nevermind, you’ll catch a cold, hurry up!”
This stupidly over-doting uncle!
The trees are still dancing in the heavy winds and rain, so what are you doing?! I was even waiting with my phone in my pocket; waiting for him to text or call me to tell me he was staying at his workplace overnight.
Instead of hurrying in, Daiki-san held out his COMPLETELY drenched through, supposedly waterproof nylon jacket, and gave me a curious look.
“… W-what is it?” (more…)