new chapter up… chapter eight.
“You remember?”, he asked.
“I do, some of it is still missing, but it is coming back.”,
she said as she tried to catch her breath. “You said my name, and it was like
the lightning that you swear brought me here.”
“It did.”, he said again. “So your name is Kit?”
“Yes.”, she turned and smiled.
“What will you do with your memories?”, he asked quietly.
“What do you mean?”, she asked now puzzled.
“Will you seek to return?”, he asked.
“I don’t think I can, Mitsuhide.”, she said. “It was a
fluke, an accident that brought me here. It wasn’t like I planned to go nearly
five hundred years in the past. This seems different than the history I learned
too. I am not sure exactly where I am if it is even the same timelines so to
speak. If I try to go back, I may end up somewhere else that isn’t so
“You find it welcoming here?”, he asked again quietly almost
“Mitsuhide, really do you even have to ask? You have opened
up your castle to me with little knowledge as to who I am. You seemingly
trusted me enough to let me help out with your staff. How could I not think
that was welcoming?”, she asked as she tilted her head.
“But I had a motive, my dear.”, he replied.