Terra nearly swooned with the array of delicious smells that greeted her. “Mmmm,” she said, inhaling deeply, feeling all electric. It made her hair go green in a good way.
She felt five years old, remembering when Kefka had swung her up onto his shoulders (he had seemed so tall to her at the time) and carried her off to the Great Hall where all the dignitaries had come to the Imperial Palace to celebrate the Emperor’s nameday with a fantastic feast. It had been her first party, at least the first she could remember. How grand it had been, the food, the music, the bustling of friendly conversations and laughter. They had all made such a fuss over her and she had felt so fortunate and giddy.
But that had all changed. Through the next few years, the experiments began in earnest; she had found that few of those people were truly her friends. She pushed the unpleasant thought away and gave Edge a big smile. She would not let it ruin today. She was safe here. Safe.
“It’s fabulous, Edge,” she declared all bright-eyed, plucking a ripe strawberry and popping it into her mouth. The juice was sweet on her tongue, yet tart, and made her mouth water for more. “You shall have to wheel me out in a cart!” and set out to enjoy the best breakfast she had had in a long, long time.
Enjoy yourself, we ninjas don’t normally eat real food…but what does it matter in a time of peace?
-He gathered a few slices of ham and some eggs on his plate then sat down at a large chair at the end of the table. Before he set about eating anything he took a peek out the window.-
Hmmm, should be anytime now. Our company should be here soon.
-As if on cue, all of the students from the practice field poured into the room ans stood in awe of the meal before them.-
All of you, I just want you all to know that you’re all making Eblan proud. As a ninja you won’t always have the luxury of a full stomach…but that’s no reason why you shouldn’t have fun now! Dig in everyone!