Monthly Archives: September 2012

GosickS I – 4.4

[4] The second Cuiaran tumbled uncontrollably down the wooden staircase. Inspector de Blois entered the library and arrested her, then carried her off to the village police station with the help of the two hand-holding deputies. Breathing a sigh of … Continue reading

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GosickS I – 4.3

[3] At that very moment, Avril Bradley—no, the girl who was the second Cuiaran—was running up the labyrinthine staircase in the library, empty suitcase in hand, panting raggedly. But no matter how high she climbed, the top floor felt farther … Continue reading

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GosickS I – 4.2

[2] Kazuya left the library and began running across campus in search of Inspector de Blois. Along the way, he ran into several teachers, and to each one he described the inspector’s peculiar hairstyle—his blond hair hardened and twisted into … Continue reading

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GosickS I – 4.1

chapter four — a golden fairy inhabits the top of the library [1] On a quiet evening in springtime, in St. Marguerite’s Library… The passage of many years was etched into the stone-hewn walls of this enormous repository of books, … Continue reading

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GosickS I – 3.6

[6] At the same time as Avril was fleeing the library, Kazuya was rushing to return to it. After comforting a distressed Miss Cécile, he stopped by the dormitory, gathered together some exotic sweets to take with him, and took … Continue reading

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GosickS I – 3.5

[5] Meanwhile, in St. Marguerite’s Library… “And there’s supposedly a girl who comes here…?” Avril stood looking up from the bottom floor of the atrium in the strange square-shaped tower, rich with the scent of dust, decay, and knowledge. “No … Continue reading

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GosickS I – 3.4

[4] As Kazuya brooded over what he should say to her, he headed toward the garden behind the main campus building. There he found Miss Cécile next to the flower beds. She was crouched down and poking at the ground … Continue reading

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GosickS I – 3.3

[3] Kazuya came to on a bed in the infirmary. A woman was seated next to him, applying cool compresses to his head—it was Miss Cécile. After noticing that Kazuya had regained consciousness, a look of dismay spread across her … Continue reading

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GosickS I – 3.2

[2] “That Victorique… What’s her problem? She butts heads with me, she flings insults at me, and then she suddenly turns her back on that book and disappears…. What a weird kid. I just can’t figure her out…. I’ve never … Continue reading

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GosickS I – 3.1

frontispiece illustration published in Fantasia Battle Royale 2004/08 issue chapter three — the ghost of Millie Marle haunts the abandoned storehouse [1] It was a warm, sunny spring afternoon. St. Marguerite’s Library was housed within a stately tower that had … Continue reading

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