The figure in black walks slowly into the graveyard carrying something long and oddly shaped. It hoists itself upon the tomb in the center of the cemetery and begins to do something with the item it was carrying. Odd sounds come from it, sounds both strange and familiar at the same time. Spirits rise from the ground in response and collect at the tomb. They know those so
*At the Temple, in the senior monk's study*
Two heads, one white haired and one red, are touching the floor as the senior monk speaks. Several of the elder monks are behind him, nodding their shaven heads at every sentence...
* Private journal entry but feel free to comment *
Well Journal, we are home at last !
I think this is the first time I have written in this volume of my Journal since I have returned home to the Temple. I do know it is filled with wonderful memories of my times in Babbage. I wonder if I shall return there someday.
*The miko bows from the courtyard of the Temple. Long overdue but my typist really wanted to finish. Please excuse the delay. Iyou turns and walks back into the Temple, Belldandy hanging on her arm, while Yamada-sama and Father wait at the top of the steps.*