“Are you willing to give up the rest of your life span to let her revive?”
In the dark early morning, the rain noisily trickled down.
The pitch-black robes appeared just like a splatter of ink, and lingered hazily in my memories.
A piercing voice came from the other side of the phone, which did not suit that image.
“Use your death to let her revive, or let her fade away like this. Why don’t you choose the one you like.”
At the end only an ice-cold beeping was left echoing. I hadn’t thought of an answer, but the phone call had already been cut off.
“My entire life span…”
The sound of falling raindrops lingered in my mind.
The bad feeling that I couldn’t wipe away felt like it was continuously festering.
“How could this happen…”
Maybe I had already realized it by that point.
No matter how much I tried to deny it, or avoided looking at the problem, I couldn’t prevent what was going to happen sooner or later.
In the not too distant future, I would soon realize the true meaning of these words, as well as the cold, hard fact.
In a world where Hikari Yumesaki no longer existed——