The fire crackled merrily yet the people who warmed their hands around it seemed oblivious to it. Their faces each held a frown of anger or depression. Except for one. The most out of place girl in the group sat at a slight distance with a melancholy smile on her lips. Her hair seemed a little duller as the light from the fire reflected off it and her light brown eyes seemed to be missing their normal spark of life. Yet she still held a pleasant conversation with those closer to the fire.
“So who wants to play cards?” She asked after a pause in the conversation. She reached into her large yellow bag and drew out a well worn deck of cards and a box of pocky. Upon seeing the familiar red packaging the rather sullen looking fox kit in the group jumped up and hurried to the girl, excited to get a treat.
With the young kit occupied, the girl, Kagome, turned back to the other two in the group. Dealing out seven cards each, the