The Happy Village – Afterword

The Happy Village     Hello readers, this is Jimmy Q., or as you can call me, SlimJim. If you have trudged through 80,000 words in the book and have reached the very end, then congratulations! I appreciate your patience and interest in looking at my work. It was tough to write the whole thing, …

The Happy Village – Chapter 24

The Happy Village     As though the gods granted the wishes of the people, peace had once again settled in the village. With the war dwindling into reconciliation, the economy becoming prosperous, and employment skyrocketing, the villagers rejoiced. Not a while ago, the High Order held a rally in celebration for such successes; people …

The Happy Village – Chapter 23

The Happy Village     In the bleak afternoon, Sachen had a lot in mind. As she was on the ground and clasped her hands before the dirt mound of Usheniko, she whimpered and sniffled. She had once again, got out of the re-education classes, which became more brutal as the days fleeted by. Having …

The Happy Village – Chapter 22

The Happy Village     The arrival of home from school couldn’t get any worse. Upon Tulisen coming up to Neha and stating something about her having to go on a mission, Neha immediately thumped her feet and flashed her eyes. She moved a couple of steps back and snagged the bottom of her uniform. …

The Happy Village – Chapter 21 (Azukunika)

The Happy Village     In the remote area of the world, an island held a prison. It was home to the most vicious, the most terrifying convicts. Residing in the place alone diminished their sanity; some of them were willing to break down the door, destroy the entire place, and then kill themselves. If …

The Happy Village – Chapter 20 (Sachen)

The Happy Village     “Well hello there, my little sparrows. Nice weather we’re having, isn’t it?” Sachen crawled to the wall. “You are-” “Yes… miss me? It’s the ‘daughter’ of the dead witch.” “Azukunika!” Neha said, she curled herself next to Sachen. “W-why are you here?” Azukunika snickered. She lurched her face upon Sachen …

The Happy Village – Chapter 19 (Sachen)

The Happy Village     Forty-five minutes had passed since the start of literature class, and already, Sachen was itching herself to execute the plan. Her hands and feet fidgeted, her stomach tickled itself. It almost tipped Sachen into a burst of laughter. Out of such irritation, Sachen scratched the gaps between her fingers. The …

The Happy Village – Chapter 18 (Sachen)

The Happy Village     The school being empty after the dismissal of the students, Sachen stood by the stables. She hummed to herself and held her gaze to the ground. She had sent a paper message to the doorsteps of Neha’s house, to which it stated that she needed Neha right away to discuss …

The Happy Village – Chapter 17 (Sachen)

The Happy Village     Sachen and her family was having dinner, as typical of them, and one might expect that they would eat without any interruption. Perhaps it should have been that way. But in fact, Datai and Saraji stirred into commotion. Sachen had finished her stir-fried noodles, to which the flavor stunned her …

The Happy Village – Chapter 16 (NEHA?)

The Happy Village     With a red face and dreary eyes, a woman jumped out of the tavern’s door and waltzed along the cobblestone street. Although she had drank so much alcohol, she was still aware of herself. She could see the faint glimmers of the moon and the translucent wings of the dragonflies. …