The Happy Village – Chapter 20 (Sachen)

The Happy Village [wp-night-mode-button]     “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 …

The Happy Village – Chapter 19 (Sachen)

The Happy Village [wp-night-mode-button]     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 Happy Village – Chapter 18 (Sachen)

The Happy Village [wp-night-mode-button]     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 …

The Happy Village – Chapter 17 (Sachen)

The Happy Village [wp-night-mode-button]     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 …

The Happy Village – Chapter 16 (NEHA?)

The Happy Village [wp-night-mode-button]     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 …

The Happy Village – Chapter 15 (NEHA)

The Happy Village [wp-night-mode-button]   A flood of sweat drowned Neha. She woke up, with her heart jittering. For a moment, she thought that she was still in her imagination. She blinked rapidly, and the floaters in her eyes dissolved. She squirmed on the couch, she then took a look at everything around her. The …

The Happy Village – Chapter 14 (NEHA)

The Happy Village [wp-night-mode-button]     “Mommy? Where are you?” Neha opened the door and led herself to the main room. The couch was still in its tattered state, the bitter scent had yet die, and the room seemed to be shifting back and forth. The front door hung wide open, allowing the cold air …

The Happy Village – Chapter 13 (NEHA)

The Happy Village [wp-night-mode-button]     Aijin’s hair rustled. “My God! Am I in heaven? This is the worst day ever!” “Mother, you are in your bedroom,” said Neha. “B-but before, you were lying on the floor! Can you tell me what had happened? I’m so worried, that I am willing to call the doctor!” …

The Happy Village – Chapter 12 (Neha)

The Happy Village [wp-night-mode-button]     Shuffling around the hallways, the students polluted the air with their conversations, and giggled under their breaths. It seemed as though they let nothing bother them. The attack of the barbarians remained fresh in their minds, they could not neglect the horrors and bloodshed they had endured. Losing their …

The Happy Village – Chapter 11 (Tulisen)

The Happy Village [wp-night-mode-button]     The desert bred chills and frost among the air. The valleys of sand froze the platoon of the Holy Army in place. Just as they were about to rest their rifles, a series of barrages blasted towards them. The junior officer, Tulisen, waved his hand to the platoon besides …