Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gosick I – Epilogue 2

[2] “Victori-ique!” Back at St. Marguerite’s Library, a historical monument renowned throughout Europe for over three hundred years… Each wall took the form of huge bookcases surrounding a square-shaped hall, beneath the solemn religious frescoes that were painted onto the … Continue reading

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Gosick I – Epilogue 1

epilogue — the promise [1] “…And after the spirits of the past carried out their revenge, the ghost ship Queen Berry once again sank to the bottom of the dark sea.” On a clear morning, behind the main building of … Continue reading

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Gosick I – 6.2

[2] Once the debriefing was over, they walked out of the room into the hallway. Uniformed policemen and men who looked like detectives were moving busily through the broad corridors. Occasionally, some of them would shoot curious looks at Kazuya … Continue reading

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Gosick I – 6.1

chapter six — I’ll never let go of your hand [1] Back at the police station, Julie had finished with her long testimony. The room fell silent. Two slender stalks of white smoke wound their way up to the ceiling … Continue reading

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Gosick I – Monologue 5

We ran through the flooded hallway and climbed up the forward stairs toward the deck. Ree was feeling heavier and heavier on my back. My knees shook with every step I took up the staircase. But I had to keep … Continue reading

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Gosick I – 5.2

[2] In a room in the police station, Julie Guile sat before Inspector de Blois, Victorique, and Kazuya. The inspector’s two deputies were shut outside for some reason, and they stood in front of the door, holding hands. This station … Continue reading

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Gosick I – 5.1

chapter five — game, set [1] Julie Guile walked away from the port and hailed a horse-drawn carriage. Once inside, the unsteady movement rattled her body, and her long black hair fluttered in the wind, alternating between sticking to her … Continue reading

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Gosick I – Monologue 4

I slipped the heart-shaped pendant that I found in the stairwell into my pocket, and stood up, going back down the stairs again to return to the hallway. As I made my way down, I had no inkling of what … Continue reading

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Gosick I – 4.5

[5] Julie Guile stepped off the ship with her head bowed, trying to look inconspicuous. She walked faster and faster, finally breaking into a run away from the ship. No wonder, she murmured silently. Countless vessels were arriving at the … Continue reading

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Gosick I – 4.4

[4] A few minutes after the rescue party ushered Kazuya, Julie, and Victorique to safety aboard their ship… The Queen Berry sank into the sea with a loud groan. It was a spectacular sight. But once the large ship finished … Continue reading

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