Chapter 2:

Ormo Cafe


I head towards my dorm, but before that, I needed to visit a little special place.Bookmark here

It was Ormo cafe.Bookmark here

I entered the place straight to the reception.Bookmark here

"Oh! Look what we have here aren't ya kinda early today?"Bookmark here

I responded, "where's my bicycle?" With an annoyed look.Bookmark here

"Oh no! Don't be this upset! We are best friends forever aren't we?"Bookmark here

Do you remember the thug that stole my bicycle?Bookmark here

This is him.Bookmark here

This guy's name is Shin.Bookmark here

He always holds a cigarette pack with him.Bookmark here

He wears a black ring and earrings which complete his thug look.Bookmark here

He is the owner of this cafe and he works in it full time.Bookmark here

He has no employee except me and another person.Bookmark here

The story of this cafe is very long.Bookmark here

It all started at the save point.Bookmark here

You're obviously wondering what I'm referring to as a save point.Bookmark here

Since I needed a name for the first minute I remember in this world.Bookmark here

I planned on calling it a save point because this is how it seems to me.Bookmark here

As if I have saved a game and after losing my whole memory of the first part I continue it.Bookmark here

I use to visit this place too often to study or even just to read and listen to music.Bookmark here

I just loved this place so much.Bookmark here

For some reason, it felt like home.Bookmark here

I spent countless hours here not just because I study or read a lot, but rather because this small and quiet place seemed special.Bookmark here

Even in a busy city like Tokyo, I lived on the more calm side.Bookmark here

With time a silver-haired tricenarian guy came to me.Bookmark here

He has long hair and a small beard in the middle of his face.Bookmark here

That guy was Shin.Bookmark here

He sat in front of me while music was still playing in my earphones.Bookmark here

With my book between my hands.Bookmark here

I stopped to notice him gazing at me.Bookmark here

I got a bit of a shocked reaction while removing my earphones then he introduced himself.Bookmark here

"Excuse my rudeness, my name is Shin the owner of this cafe" he offered his hand.Bookmark here

"I know this seems weird, but I've been seeing you for quite a while and you passed the interview"Bookmark here

He smiled.Bookmark here

I started thinking what is this guy talking about.Bookmark here

And in the end, I came to the conclusion he is hiring me.Bookmark here

"Wait who said I'm planning on working part-time?!"Bookmark here

"I'm a very busy college student I have my hands full all the time"Bookmark here

I respond with a shock on my face.Bookmark here

I left the place and stopped going to that cafe for almost a month.Bookmark here

Before it was a complete month I started feeling very nostalgic about that place.Bookmark here

It was my number one place to spend time at and I just couldn't come even close to it after rejecting the owner this way.Bookmark here

But, on that rainy night streets were empty I felt very deeply that today I need to face reality.Bookmark here

I gathered all my internal strength even though I felt butterflies in my stomach I walked there and entered.Bookmark here

When I entered I immediately saw him in the reception and our eyes met.Bookmark here

I panicked a little, but it was too late to surrender.Bookmark here

He smiled and said, "long time no see I knew I would see you here again soon enough".Bookmark here

Personally, I started thinking about how unique his personality is.Bookmark here

How could he just act as not even a single thing happened?Bookmark here

I moved towards him and started giving a very weird speech.Bookmark here

"As an apology for my rudeness, I'll work as a part-timer in your cafe starting from today"Bookmark here

Immediately when the last letter was about to get outside my mouth I realized that I've made a mistake.Bookmark here

Even after practicing this presentation over and over alone I never realized how naive it was.Bookmark here

"It's okay it's not like I wanted to force you or anything''Bookmark here

He replied.Bookmark here

And here I just froze again from how deep I messed up then he continued "I couldn't understand why you stopped coming here! like I was even joking I would never make someone a staff here until I finish an interview with him as you might not know and you seem mistaken here"Bookmark here

"Ops..."Bookmark here

"look, I know I look like a thug or I might even be one, but I have strict rules"Bookmark here

I was really surprised and I stopped talking for few seconds "I'm sorry."Bookmark here

"Hey, don't give me that sorry look I was just explaining the condition I don't mean to be mean or anything"Bookmark here

When he started trying to change the dense and dark atmosphere I got my confidence back.Bookmark here

"Then, let me have the interview!"Bookmark here

I've finished the interview while thinking...Bookmark here

Was all this necessary?Bookmark here

"From today you are considered one of my gang!"Bookmark here

Shin said after finishing my last test.Bookmark here

What's unfortunate that he doesn't even have a gang... poor guy.Bookmark here

"Let me introduce you to them wait for a second"Bookmark here

I got my jaw dropped.Bookmark here

Wait, so he actually has staff here?Bookmark here

I never saw anyone except him.Bookmark here

Then he came out of the staff room with two or wait they are three, but one of them is very short I barely saw him.Bookmark here

"I understand that look on your face it's saying oh where the hell these guys came from I thought he was lonely as hell well fear not! these guys only work at night time, because this place is dead at day time but it gets pretty crowded here at night time!"Bookmark here

Turns out this place is a night bar.Bookmark here

"First on the left you have Kentaro who basically is an idiot, but this old man is very hard working."Bookmark here

I fixed my gaze towards him to see his huge state he has big arms and in general very tall.Bookmark here

"Yo, you're very welcome brother!"Bookmark here

Kentaro replied.Bookmark here

"And this person is Ena she's a parista!"Bookmark here

"Pleasure."Bookmark here

She said it with a very straight face.Bookmark here

Actually, she has been gazing at me for a while.Bookmark here

She seems disgusted with me which is good because I feel the same with her.Bookmark here

"This last piece is Kioshi he is very smart"Bookmark here

I started looking at him.Bookmark here

Wondering about his appearance all I could see is a black-haired annoyed rat.Bookmark here

He literally looks like an insect or something.Bookmark here

"Yeah hello," I greeted him.Bookmark here

He only shook his head.Bookmark here

Now I am pretty sure he is an insect he doesn't even talk.Bookmark here

I finished getting to know these guys and all I could be sure of is the fact that they are all a complete mess and weirdos.Bookmark here

It's now 4 pm I just got out of the cafe.Bookmark here

I discussed with Shin how I will be taking a break from the cafe because I will obviously go on a trip.Bookmark here

He actually never bothered to even argue once about me being almost never working there because I get pretty busy.Bookmark here

I arrived at my dorm to pack my stuff to see my room is surprisingly plain and empty.Bookmark here

I just couldn't even think of what I will be needing so I called the problem maker Daichi.Bookmark here

"Oh hello, are you packing your stuff I'm actually outside helping my mom with our grocery!"Bookmark here

He actually started talking by himself without me even saying a single thing not even hello.Bookmark here

Oh, come on...Bookmark here

Now, this idiot does not seem to have a clue where am I supposed to find answers?Bookmark here

I closed the phone call.Bookmark here

To search on the Internet.Bookmark here

Yeah, I'm a nerd who lives in a caveBookmark here

Eventually, I found out helpful ways to organize my stuff, but I couldn't figure what do I need.Bookmark here

In the end, I only packed few clothes and some of the things you need in you're daily life.Bookmark here

We met on the train platform and left very early in the morning.Bookmark here

And then we arrived at the location...Bookmark here

"Wow, that's nothing new for the rich family."Bookmark here

It was a luxurious island in a 5 five-star hotel.Bookmark here

It's not really my type of place, but I would be a liar if I said I don't like it.Bookmark here

It was that type of trip that you didn't plan on even having plans so you just enjoy your time calming your mind.Bookmark here

They have a large hot spring which is literally perfect right now.Bookmark here

I entered the hot springs and it was very calm.Bookmark here

No one was there.Bookmark here

perfect.Bookmark here

I entered the water slowly and I felt the heat.Bookmark here

It was warm enough to make you sweat only getting near it, but I loved it.Bookmark here

After getting fully inside the water.Bookmark here

I closed my eyes.Bookmark here

Then i started thinking...Bookmark here

"Who were that family?"Bookmark here



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