secondhand memories: the novel

an on-going serial cell phone novel in English. a simple story about a high school love. one loses their memories.

Chapter 151

Eventually though, even I warmed up to their attempt to create a celebratory mood.

“Ah, thank you, Hideki.” I said on behalf of Aoi, who was lying there still and silent. We smiled down at her quietly. There was a pang of pain. I didn’t realize hosting a birthday party here would be depressing. Maybe I shouldn’t have done this.

He passed me the birthday gift. It was wrapped.

“Open it.” He told me with a smile.

I paused and looked down at it. I couldn’t get over the fact that I had to open Aoi’s presents for her too.

The ten of us who were already gathered in Aoi’s cramped hospital room, watched me struggle to get the wrapping paper open. I knew Aoi-chan would see the video and laugh at me fighting with the wrap. Carefully, I delicately unraveled it, so Aoi could receive the gift in perfect condition.

With the wrapping paper gone, I could see that it was a CD. Aoi’s favourite artist.

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