┌Anna nodded. It was a probability that the other child had forgotten something. She herself had forgot… Just what she wasn’t sure, but it was a lot of things. She’d been in this place nearly a year, and she couldn’t recall much at all.┘
┌Why did that ring with a sense of familiarity?┘
"So you’re Anna-chan, then…?" But the Sky Dragon Slayer caught her slip up. It was like a golden rule that she refer to everyone she met, regardless of age, with -san. The only exception to this rule was Carla, who had been with her since she was only a little girl and was her oldest friend. So to use -chan accidentally with a girl she’d just met… And the name was so familiar.
But Wendy was a smart girl for her age. This slip up, paired with the knowledge that everyone seemed to be missing some memories, well… it all lead her to only one possible conclusion.
"Anna-chan… Is it possible that we might have met before and forgotten somehow…?"
┌Anna found herself staring at the girl her age. Fingers dipping into her pocket to brush over the shattered remains of the marble. How strange. She… looked familiar… Or felt familiar…┘
"People are forgetting… I don’t like it."
"Forgetting…? So did I really forget, then…?" Honestly, she’d been mostly confused about whether or not she was forgetting something or whether or not the clues she was finding were to mislead her. She stared down at the cellphone in front of her, wondering if it held some sort of clue despite not knowing how to operate. "Um… I’m Wendy, Wendy Marvell!"
"I want to go home…"
┌She definitely wanted to go home. She wanted to be somewhere where Izumo was back to normal… She didn’t want to be forgotten…┘
"Me too…" Fiore was so far away, though, and she didn’t recognize anyone here at all outside of those pictures she had in her room. Wait… that was odd… she wouldn’t normally speak so casually to a stranger…? Maybe it was because they were similarly aged.
"W-Wait… I’m not the only one who is confused…? And why are there pictures of me with people I’ve never met before…? What is Hive City?”