Originally posted @ tatsukida.pitas.com on July 11, 2011
Cover page: “Blooming smiles, deep bonds, until forever.” Maria narrates that she had separated from Shin, last September and during that time, she felt that she can always wait for him. “No matter how far the distance is, because I believe that it will definitely be alright, but—“ Soon, Yuusuke and others are called and informed that Shin is in town. As they gather around, Shin tells them that he only temporarily came back to the country and will have to return next week. Yuusuke says is that so and Shin should have sent word that he is coming. Shin apologizes for it. Then, he smiles at Maria who blushes really red. Maria nervously wonders what’s with that smile. Narration: “Upon separation, one will quickly think of seeing each other again.” Yuusuke says that Shin gives off a different vibe, as if he has become mature. Shin tells him that he didn’t change. Narration: “Right now, I already do not know as to why, at that time, I felt ‘it is alright even if we separated’--” While drinking something at a restaurant, Shintaro asks Shin about his hand. Shin says that it is already been operated and currently, it is in rehabilitation. Ayu exclaims that scar makes it seem like it was really painful. While opening and closing his hand, Shin tells them that right now, it doesn’t hurt but only, his fingers do not move too smoothly yet. They are surprised that it has healed up to that degree already. Shin is surprised when Maria asks if he can already play the piano. Then, Maria retracts by saying that it isn’t like she is impatient, and for his hand to heal to that degree, it must have very difficult but she is only.. While Tomoyo tries to calm Maria down, Shin sadly says that it has been difficult. This made Maria flustered that she apologizes to him. Looking at his hand, Shin says that from the start, it cannot even make a single move. At one side, the surgery has been very painful and at the other side, he is doing his best for it to get well. Maria apologizes again and says that she.. Shin looks at her then says that he’s kidding. This surprises Maria. Waving his fingers at her, Shin teasingly smiles at her and says that he can already play simple piano music. Maria blushes and pouts over this.