Chapter 2 – Days long passed
Asuka woke up, but didn’t immediately open her eyes. She tried to figure out where she was. It wasn’t her bed, not soft enough. More like a cot. But it wasn’t the worst she’d slept on.
She heard someone breathing softly. So she wasn’t alone.
Might as well get up then. But that was kind of hard. Her eyes were heavy, but she forced them open anyway.
The young woman sat up, stretched, and yawned lazily. It didn’t really matter where she was.
“Good morning. About time you woke up.” A bored voice drifted over, and Asuka glanced in its direction to find a man loafing around on a rickety chair. He had brown, shoulder-length hair and a bandana wrapped around it. He flashed her a lazy grin, chewing on a senbon.
Asuka liked him immediately.
“I might’ve been up sooner if there was actual light in here. Not that I’m complaining, but I hadn’t planned on landing in a holding cell just ye