A Glimpse From the Side 2For the next three days after, Ayame contacted Nettie by call each day. Each conversation was about small details, preferences, and, at one point, just to see if she was certain about not wanting the leash and collar. Admittedly, each conversation veered off to casual talk of the day after the questions were answered. They were always during business hours, usually during their lunch hours.A Glimpse From the Side 2 by LilyHellsing
Each night, Nettie would try to go about her evening while being alone. She would make dinner for two and leave the other portion in the oven for when Masaki returned drunk at two in the morning. She tried to go to bed by ten and, more difficult, she tried to fall asleep by midnight. No matter how much she tried, however, she worried about what, if any, bad things might happen to him. As a result, she only managed to sleep after he was gone.
On the fourth day after her visit to Ayame’s shop, there was no phone call from the man at lunch. There was no call from him in the evening during supper.
A Glimpse From the Side 1“Good morning Miss Honda, Yuki…Kyo.” A redhead woman greeted as the trio walked past her. She stood off to the side of the front door, nodding to each that walked by. Kyo stormed off, grumbling about something. Yuki paused to greet her softly in return. Tohru almost tripped over herself as she returned the greeting almost feverishly.A Glimpse From the Side 1 by LilyHellsing
“Miss Rowe! Good morning! We were just on our way to school, but…”
“Nettie.” The English woman corrected for what had to be the sixth time. She suspected the age difference between them prompted Tohru, especially at such a surprise as this, to fall back into polite titles. “And I see that. Study hard, have fun, and give the teachers some sass, eh?”
“We’re gonna be late!” Kyo shouted from a few yards away. “Come on!”
Yuki nodded towards the open door. “Shigure is in his study.” He knew why the woman was there so early.
“Thank you, that’s a good