Onoki grumbled to himself as he sat down. This was great, he was hoping to get at least SOME time alone with Ryomo... this kid was definitely going to cut into some quality time. He cuddled his bag to his chest and sighed. The girl was trying really hard to make them get along so he may as well try.
He nodded as she told him about her hometown in the mountains... sounded peaceful. He was a little envious of that.
"Ten years? You guys go to school together or something?" he asked, brushing back a few loose strands of hair that fell into his eyes. Then it suddenly hit him about what was odd about Ryomo's story!
"Wait a minute, you can't swim Ryomo?"