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A wise man once said that reality was sometimes stranger than fiction. Such were the thoughts of one Asakura Dan, five minutes to midnight, as he fin…

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“…That’ll do for now.” Matsugane Erina looked over Shugo’s bandaged arm one more time, before putting away her kit in her backpack. By that time,…

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The atmosphere at the Rakuen Community Center was befitting the outreach program that had been scheduled for that day and was currently well under way.…

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At last, at long last, it was the second of May. The alarm went off at 8:00 AM that morning. Unlike his usual routine, Shugo…

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“Hey, Misaki? Ashihara said to check your inbox, there’s been an order from the Chief.” Senior Police Officer Sawaki Itsuro barely managed to conceal his…

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“What the hell happened here?” May 2nd, dawn. Chief Hikawa Ryoma’s face was grim as he crouched to check for a pulse on last night’s…

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“I knew you’d show up.” At Shugo’s suggestion, Riku stopped the car just a few meters away from his house. As the street was barely…

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…So, this is where you live. The haggard-looking man’s heavy-lidded eyes bore a precarious mix of desperation, hate, and rage, along with more than just…

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For their hands-on lesson in group counselling, the club moderator had his students start small. Each of the ten Peer Counsellors was assigned a pair…

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April 28th, just an hour before midnight. A cloaked figure stood at the edge of a billboard for a popular international brand of soda, their…