On Coming of Age Day, Ohno Yasu saves the daughter of a rich business owner from falling and ruining her beautiful kimono. He tries to put her out of his mind. Little does he know their fates are intertwined. This side-story is hinted at in Rise, but didn't make it into the book. I finally get to share it here.
romance, magic, secrets, tradition, ghosts, speech impediments, myths, fate, natural disasters, prophecies, side stories, world ember