Monday, June 20, 2016

Angel Beats! -Track Zero- Chapter 5 - Man-like Creatures


The ball dropped in front of me as I lay sprawled on the ground.

"Ouch! Scraped again!"

"You idiot! Try harder will you? That was a simple shot!"

Yurippe was fuming. She obviously thinks that a bleeding elbow's not as half as important as getting the ball.

"You had full confidence in your skills right? We're losing here! What's this? That was just a bluff? To humiliate me?"

"Yurippe, listen up. I've been trying to hold back from saying anything, but I'll tell you all in one breath now."

I stood up slowly.


"Why must we have a game of volleyball before we start the meeting?"

"To exercise, of course."

"And why must you be the attacker while I be the defender and setter? Come, I'll be attacker. I'll show you what I can do. And the worst of all, why must we play volleyball in swimwear?! This is not the beach, it's the volleyball court! Look, I've already bruised my knees and elbows!"

"There're only four of us. So this is obviously beach volleyball, no?"

"I can say the same for mah-jong," Chaa said nonchalantly. Just a minute ago he was mercilessly spiking at me.

"That's not healthy! I can't release my anger and stress then."

"Ah, so you've finally said it huh? I thought it was for health reasons?"

"Well, it's to let you guys use up your energy instead of keeping them for your third basic need of life! If not who knows what will you guys may do to me."

"Speaking of which, what are you trying to do, dressing up like that?"

"I found it, that's all. Unbelievable. I wonder why this was in Angel's closet..."

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