“Have you recovered from your reverie?” Asked the real Hoshiro.
“Aye. Much thanks to the fairy prince, I am better.” Said the clone. “It seemed like a wild dream that all that happened, that I instigated it.”
“Do not blame yourself for folly that was not under your own control.” Said Hoshiro.
“But I still caused much hurt, though unintentionally.” Said the clone. “Like your arm. How is it?”
“I created an artificial limb for myself. It is healing perfectly.” Said Hoshiro.
“Good, good. I wish not to harm you, my creator.” Said the clone.
“Let’s talk business then.” Said Hoshiro.
“Do you still believe that the land should be ruled and controlled under one banner?” Asked Hoshiro.
There was a pause, then came the answer.