Writer's note: A kinda short one, but also kinda important!
Chaos broke out on the shrine grounds. People from the village went in and out in a hurry trying to put out the fire, preventing it from spreading to the surrounding forest. Yabusame and Tsubakura arrived just in time to see the turmoil the fire has caused. The contrast between the lively rising flames and the frightened running humans created a terrific scene of pandemonium.
“Who… could have done this?” said Tsubakura, whose shocked expression still remained on their face.
“I… I…” Yabusame stuttered. Their body shivered and their eyes lost focus. They temporary forgot how to calm down and their mind seemed to have been thrown into an unstable state. Yabusame fell on their knees with tears constantly flowing out of their pair of desperate eyes.
“Yabusame? Pull yourself together! It’s just a fire!