Chapter 36:

Why you running, little girl?

The Doll Metaphor Part 1

A kid saw a girl running, behind her was Matthew.

"Hey, why you're running, you forgot to eat the dessert."

"Fuck off!"Said this while smashing her own teeth with one another.

"Don't be angry at me, you were the one to not tell me truth."

She ignored him, running between alleys, colliding with the people passing nearby.

"Wait a minute, I just want to talk!"


Both ran into an alley, this one didn't have an exit. 

"Done running?"


"C'mon, sweety, I just wanted to have chit chat if you."


"I ain't, being honest now. Only want to know what made you join a terrorist group, that's all."


"Yes, you can."  

"No, I CAN'T!"

A shadow behind a container next to him began to move, sneaking on the floor like a snake, didn't made any sound.

"Valry, help me here. I know that you can give the information I need."

"I can't."

Matthew sighed.

"Huff, didn't want things to turn out this way, but I guess you have to do what you gotta do."

Before pulling his gun, the shadow took a humanoid form, it looked like a shadow where you couldn't see its details, the right arm of the bizarre creature transformed into a blade. When the otherworldly apparition spotted Matthew, it stabbed him in the back.   

"What in the world are you?"Asked Matthew.

His killer didn't knew how to use human language, instead, used roars that didn't look like a wild animal or anything known to man. Without hesitation, the animal threw him at the wall, crushing every bone.

"I'm sorry..."Valry said while crying.

"Don't worry, I have no hard feelings. This isn't even my real body to begin with."

"What!"She said it while socked with the statement.

"I'm not any amateur that you can find anywhere, I've years of experience dealing with worse enemies than you."

"You told me you were 18."

"And you fell into my trap."

She was much worse than before, her whole body didn't stopped shaking. To control this, she was breathing slowly, trying to combat the anxiety of the moment. 

"Still not wanting me to tell me anything?"He asked.

"I've already told you that I simply can't."

His body was unrecognizable, making  a non human shape. Every time he tried to move, crack sound were heard.

"Fuck! This hurts too fucking much."

She was staring at him, feeling useless towards him.

"Will you stand where while I suffer! You really are useless."


"Do something! Kill me!"

"This means that all this time, I was talking to a machine."Valry said.

"You only realized that now?"

Her face changed, contrary to the innocent and frightened one, this new was a disgusted, its facial expression only expressed one thing...To kill him. 

"Kill me alre-"

With an enormous bite, the creature bit him, turning him into just a sack of meat, teeth cutting through the flesh, splashes of blood were turning the alley red. 

People started to notice far away what'd happened, some began to run, others to call the police. One smart ass decided to fight against her. To have a chance in battling the monster, began to use his ability that was shooting with the fingers. Every shot was countered by the it, standing there as a shield, the bullets couldn't hurt him.

"What? My bullets don't have any effect on that.

That thing began to walk, walking devoided of any worry about what could happen to himself.

"Don't take another step, if you will, I will have to do my secret technique."The guy said.

The thing continued walking anyways.

"Stop right there, or I'll sh-"

Silence was the only thing that was heard, it started eating the body with satisfaction.     


(The next following day).

"Aia-san... Aia-san... Aia-san..."

"Maya..."I said still unconscious.

"Aia-san... Aia-san... Aia-san"The voice was sweet, like it was from a baby.



"There's a little girl sleeping next to you!"Said Maya in shock.

"A girl... A LITTLE GIRL!"I had awoke in a fraction of seconds after those words.

Indeed, a little girl was sleeping under my blankets. Didn't knew how she got there, who she was. I began to gently shaking her up."

"I don't want awake now."That little cute thing said. 

Medium hair with a copper hair, wavy, the eyes were a bright brown, her outfit was tent white dress, looking similar to an angel.

"Do you know who she is?"

"I haven't the slightest idea of who she is."Said this but  inside my head, something was telling me that I had already met her, that her face was not strange to me.

"Heard a loud noise here, something's happen-a girl?"Alex said in a surprised manner.

"Yeah, we found her sleeping with us this morning."

Chikao's eyes were shinning, like he'd never saw a thing as cute as her.

"She's so cute!"

"Yeah, but you guys should get out of our room."

Both of them looked extremely sad for not staying to see her.

"What we'll do with her?"

"I don't know, maybe call 110?"

"OK"Maya said this, agreeing with a nod.

"That won't be necessary."The little thing said.

"Huh."We both looked surprised.

"I came here to see you, onee-chan."

"But I'm not your onee-chan."Why was this girl thinking that I was her sister.

"Maya-san, for breakfast, I want pancakes."

"Firstly, I'm not going to do pancakes for you, secondly, we don't even have the ingredients."

"Pretty please."

"... I'm going to buy the stuff we need, Aia, you keep here to look after her."

I nodded.

"I don't remember you, did I met you before?"I asked.

"I believe not, but know a lot about you, Aia-chan, about your hobbies, your fears, even your deepest secrets."

"If you know so much about me, try saying something about me."

"Every time you feel sad about something, you always go to practice Kenjutsu." 

"How did you know that?!"

"Let's say that I'm just a curious kid."She said it while giving a cute smile.

"Forgot to ask, but what's your name?"

"I am Elizabeth IV, princess of Japan!"

"Is that supposed to be a joke."I gave a mocking smile. Not a single chance that she was the re-WHY IS THE PRINCESS OF JAPAN IN MY HOUSE?! And she was just there, moving her feet while singing pretty songs.

"Aia, now being serious, I didn't come here just to have chat with you, I came for an important matter." 

"What matter?"

"About Valry."

How did she knew about that?