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It was weird, Yu thought.

For as much time as he spent in Junes with his friends back home, he found himself hardly ever missing it in Pandora. There were far more places to hang out here than there had been in Inaba, truthfully. Pandora was full to the brim with things to do, and even if they didn't want to do any of them, there was still the possibility of hanging out at each others's houses. (Well, house. The rest of the IT shared one, while Yu lived with his uncle and cousin. He didn't mind. It made them all easy to locate, and at least it meant that he was never really unwelcome.) Back in Inaba, well... there'd been none of those options. They'd hung out at the Dojimas a few times to Yu's remembrance, and a few other places here or there, but for the most part, well.

Every day's great at your Junes.

Needless to say, the discovery of Pandas was like a breath of unfamiliar-but-familiar fresh air.

Sure, it wasn't exactly the same. Wouldn't ever be exactly the same. He was fairly certain that Pandora was incapable of pulling things perfectly from their exact origins, but... it was damn close. Even their jingle was close. It was sort of like an off-brand version: not quite as good, but it worked when you couldn't have the real thing. It filled some weird void in Yu's chest, and really, that's all he was asking for. He couldn't say that he was homesick, for... many reasons, but part of him was missing back home just a touch. Pandora was great and all (and actually, far better to him than the entire country of Japan had ever been,) but he couldn't help his feelings.

And, well. What would a trip to the department store be without one of the members of the Investigation Team?

Yu had been trying to get into the habit of hanging out with Naoto more often. Really, he felt bad approaching her a lot of the time. Not because of some lingering animosity, nor because of any sort of falling out, it was just... well, she was busy. She was a true person with a life here, as opposed to a high school student with a side job. She was actually doing pretty important things here. After all of that, at the end of every day, she had to be exhausted. But that didn't mean that they couldn't still be as friendly as they had been previously. Now that the dust had settled around them all, and there was no threat of Yu running off to the other side of Pandora to be... a dickhead, more or less, it felt right to hang out with each other. They'd done so here or there already -- most notably when they'd gone Halloween costume shopping -- but this was the first time in a long time that they'd had an actual planned day together.

To a department store.
Truly, just like old times.

They'd already been through a few stores together, and after a bit of searching, there'd been a mutual decision to stop for a break at the food court. Maybe a drink for the two of them to replenish some already-spent energy. It was a good time. A calming time. Time with Naoto usually was calming, as far as Yu was concerned. There had always been something about the tiny detective that'd made him feel that way. Being around her was effortless. Smooth, and quiet.

As they made their way into the food court, Yu's mind buzzed. This place was certainly an overload on the senses, he could say that much. He set the small bag dangling around his wrist on the table they'd reached, giving a soft hum as he did so. As he went to drag the small wooden chair on his side back, the legs grate against the tiled floor, giving an almost unholy-sounding screech that he was ill-prepared for. Yu physically cringed at the noise, squeezing his eyes shut as they flooded a hazy red color.

"Ow," He whispered softly, before looking up at his friend. Knowing her tendency to worry, he waved his hand preemptively. "I'm fine. That was just... really red."

... Had he said that out loud? Did that sound weird?
Uh.
 
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Everyone has fun with Pandas!

It was an all too familiar jingle. Whenever she heard it, all she could think about was the department store back in Inaba, and how the Investigation Team would always meet there in order to discuss their plans. It felt as if it had been such a long time since they did that, especially now that the Investigation Team didn't exactly have the Midnight Channel to investigate.

Another thing that almost felt as if it had been too long since it happened was her hanging out with Yu. She could recall how much the two were together in Inaba. She was as almost as close to him as she was with Kanji. Or was she closer with Yu back then? Honestly, she wasn't the best judge for that.

Though, after the entirety of AYu, it certainly took a blunder on their relationship. Thankfully, they have been able to recover as friends more, but the two still hung out less than Naoto would've liked. They had done a few things in the past, of course, but it was hardly consistent. That was especially true when she compared how much Yu, Teddie, and Yosuke hung out, but...

At this point, Naoto was certain there was special reason for that.

Investigating wasn't why she and Yu have been shopping around Pandas that day, though. It was a chance for the two of them to try and continue to rekindle their link together. She had missed Yu- as she knew him -while she was in Pandora, but she couldn't deny how she was originally sour when he arrived. Now, it was time to remedy it.

Having been able to get away from work that day, she was able to plan to spend some time with Yu. Venturing through all the stores in the massive market got tiring, though. After talking with him about it, the two ended up finding a food court to go take a brief rest at. Hopefully, they had good food. The smells were nice, at the very least.

Finding a table, she put her shopping bag on top of it as Yu put his on it. Glancing up, she saw that he appeared to be having a good time. That was good. Maybe things would be able to go back to normal? She couldn't help but have a small smile. Things were going to go back to normal. AYu never happened, and Yu was never going to become him. They could just be friends like they were before she fell into Pandora.

As she sat down in the already properly positioned seat, she almost didn't notice Yu's face after icky, screechy sound from his chair that glossed over her mind. Was he... cringing? Was everything alright?

She opened her mouth to say something, but it was almost as if he could predict her movement and already began to explain things. That... explanation wasn't exactly the most helpful to her understanding though.

It was... red?

"The chairs look tan... Maybe orange at best, but I'm not sure if it is red," She observed, staring at the seat, "...Though, I'm not sure what that has to do with what just occurred. Are you... alright, Senpai? Is something on your mind?"


 
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Ah. So that did sound weird.
Whoops.

Yu had long known that a lot of the way that he saw the world was... different. In general. It was fairly hard for him to explain. Whenever he had even tried, people tended to shrug him off. Either that or they disregarded him as 'a child who was being weird'. As someone who didn't speak much in general, it didn't come up very often. He had long since learned how to describe things without using his criss-crossed senses. General adjectives tended to work best. It was far easier to play to what others knew than to what he knew. He was aware of his skewed perception, at least in part.

Except for in the cases where it was a surprise.
Then, he couldn't help himself.
Apparently.

Yu waved his hand again, assuring Naoto that he was fine. "N-No, I'm alright. It's okay, I just... said that weird." He did take a look at the chair then. Yup. Pretty tan. Pretty, very not red. Not at all helping his case. He knew Naoto, and he knew that she was likely to be intrigued rather than concerned. Once that they'd established that it was nothing life threatening ailing him, at least. He couldn't blame her. Whatever went on in his head was probably very interesting to anyone who wasn't him.

"It just made a pretty unpleasant noise, that's all. It was... red." He toed the issue again, watching her for any reaction to the repeated statement. "Like, um. Harsh. Harsh, is the word I was looking for, probably. It was just a... red sound."

How does someone explain when a sound is red? Yu didn't know. It just sort of... was. Not all bad sounds were red. Not all good sounds were other colors. It was just a particular red-sounding sound. That was all.
 
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Even after his clarification, that didn't make Naoto's mind completely dismiss the topic. At the very least, she didn't feel as if she had to be concerned. Mostly. There was a small amount there, but for as long as there was no evidence that contracted Yu he was likely telling her the truth.

Instead, curiosity took over. What compelled him to say that? Was it a more recent development, or is this something new about Yu that she had never learned about before now? It wasn't anything she recalled hearing about before, so she wasn't positive. Perhaps it had something to do with him becoming a Wild Card? Though, why he wouldn't mention something related to that stumped her, or how that would relate to being a Wild Card.

The girl leaned in as Yu began to redescribe his thoughts, furrowing her brow as she contemplated it within her own mind. It was... certainly a strange thing to process, but she was doing the best she was able to comprehend it. After all, what good of a friend would she be if she didn't understand them?

"Allow me to reiterate... to test my comprehension," Naoto offered, her elbows resting on the table as her hands met together in front of her lips. Her middle and index fingers pointed up to her upper lip, while her thumbs favored pointing at her chin.

"When the chair created the sound, you heard the sound... but, the color 'red' also flashed in your mind. Is my understanding correct?" She questioned, raising an eyebrow as she tried her best to keep her eyes on Yu. "Your mind associated the sound with the color, and so you described it as thus?"

She still wasn't positive about her interpretation of his description, but it was better than not having a way to describe it whatsoever. With any luck, she was already right. Though, even with that understanding, her curiosity was still piqued.


 
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Yu knew that look. That was Naoto's 'deducing' face -- a surefire sign that she wasn't concerned, just interested. He couldn't blame her. It was almost as if he'd let slip some deep, dark secret... if only he had been trying to hide it at all in the first place. He'd merely already adapted. He wasn't trying to hide his weird way of seeing the world from anyone intentionally. Or, at least, not from his friends. Wasn't like it was some life ending secret. It, like many other things, had just never given the opportunity to present itself. Yu was more or less a blank slate for everyone around him to bounce off of. He didn't talk about himself much. It wasn't any wonder that this was new or interesting information.

Listening to her own explanation carefully, Yu nodded. That was... more or less the long or short of it. Not all noises, but a good variety of them, were colorful. As were names. Sounds. Feelings. A whole laundry list of things, all tied into one knot within him, whereas they were free and individual for everyone else.

"Yeah," was his short answer, as he avoided eye contact with her. Not nervous. Not nervous. Just trying to put his thoughts into words, was all. "Everything sort of does that for me. ... That sound was red, you're blue... like, not in a sad way, but." Another delicate tiptoe forward, as if to show the expansion. To show her that it wasn't limited to that particular sound.

Part of him felt nervous, discussing it. As if it were just another thing to tack to the laundry list of problems Yu seemed to be very good for throwing at his poor, unsuspecting friends. Maybe if he continued to stack weird stuff like this, they all really would leave him.

Or, knowing them, they'd just think it was cool and interesting. Like Naoto appeared to be doing right now.
He was much more fond of that option.
 
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Based off of Yu's nodding in response to her explanation, she at least at the basic idea of what he was experiencing correctly. Still, even if she was able to explain it, her mind almost struggled to conceive of it in her mind. Associating a sound with a color... on paper, it wasn't the most outlandish of concepts, but as she tried to humor herself by associating the soft sound of one of her feet tapping the ground, nothing came up in her mind. She could hear a rhythm, she could feel a beat, but she couldn't conjure a color.

Still, she listened to his own brief explanation of what he saw when he heard sounds. The screeching chair was red, and... she was blue? "My voice...?" She asked him aloud, her brow rising slightly as she tried to seek some clarification, "Or do you mean my name?"

It was an interesting concept. Her voice or her name, Yu saw as... blue. 'Not in a sad way,' as he so adeptly described it. Her mind tried to interpret it. If it wasn't in a sad way, then in what way did he mean? ...The other evocations of blue she were aware of were how they could make people feel calm, tranquil, like looking out at a vast ocean or a deep sky.

Her mind was only adrift in blue for a brief moment, coming back to her senses to glance back over at Yu. "What colors do you think about when you hear the other members of the Investigation Team?" Naoto curiously asked him, tilting her head slightly to the side, "A-Assuming that isn't a rude question to ask, or too personal. If it is, you don't have to answer it."

As she asked the question, it made her realize how... long it had been since she was placed in Pandora. Yosuke appeared a month after her, Kanji a month after him, Teddie two months after Kanji, and Yu a month after Teddie... of course, ignoring 'AYu,' who had originally been there upon her arrival. The last she had heard or seen the remaining members of the Investigation Team- ironically, all of the girls but herself -was around the time Yu had returned, but they seemed to vanish at Pandora's whim soon after. Would they ever return?

That wasn't the present, though. She was glad to have her current friends in Pandora, who she had quickly become much closer with than she could've possibly imagined being when she first met them, or even right before she first came to Pandora. They were what mattered now.


 
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It was almost cute, how interested Naoto seemed to be in this. She was easy to fluster, and afraid of overstepping boundaries, but it wasn't like she was rude about it. She was just... curious. And Yu couldn't blame her. It was interesting. His weird way of associating sounds to colors, people to colors, colors to feelings, people to feelings. Everything wrapped up with each other instead of being distinct, and, well. To those who didn't experience it, it would be fascinating. It was like some weird matchmaking hell where things that weren't supposed to go together did. Of course, they made sense to Yu, considering it was the way that he viewed things. But to others? Yeah, 'some kind of hell' was probably an apt description.

"You're fine. It's not too personal." He assured her gently, giving her a soft smile as a reassurance. It was fine. Totally fine. He shifted around in the seat that'd made the hellish noise before thinking.

"Both, I think. For you. ... Your name is blue, but your voice is blue, too. Sometimes that doesn't happen." His mind brought forth Rise, who's name and voice only matched up on occasion. "You're like an ocean wave, sort of. You, um... you're like that. Like a rolling feeling."

The feelings would make it make even less sense, huh?
Shit. Shit, stick to colors. Right.

The rest of the Investigation Team... they were a rainbow, really.
So he'd start with the most interesting one. From Naoto's perspective, anyway.

"Kanji's yellow. A bright yellow. Not pastel, but not, like... the normal, every day yellow." Yu's finger traced the Japanese characters used to write Kanji's name onto the table -- yup, definitely yellow.

He did this for everyone as he thought, the muscle memory of their names evoking each of their colors in his mind as he spoke. Wasn't a necessary gesture by any means, but it felt nice to do.

"Yukiko's a wine red color... like her sweater, but darker. Chie's a lime green, but softer. Her voice can be kind of purple sometimes, though. And Rise's the color of bubblegum, but her voice gets kind of orange-y sometimes. Mostly when she sings."

That was the girls down and the interesting ones down. Now...
Yu chewed on the inside of his lip, tracing the characters of Teddie's name more than once.

"Teddie is a softer blue. Like, um. Like a baby blanket." Just like the bear himself -- soft and warm. "And Yosuke is orange, like a flame that pops at you is."

At last, Yu's hands stopped moving on the table, yet he didn't pick his head up. He sounded crazy. He absolutely sounded crazy. He knew he sounded crazy. Other people didn't think like this. They didn't see like this, they didn't feel like this. Their world was not full of things that were colorful. Their world wasn't a mess of entangled thoughts and feelings. Their world just wasn't like this. He absolutely, definitely sounded like he was making it all up. But... clear as day, she was there -- the navy blue wave in front of him.

Avoiding eye contact was his specialty, so that was what he did.

"Sorry. That was probably a lot."
 
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She was... blue, like an ocean wave? She knew she did wear a lot of blue, but... there was likely more to Yu's perceptions than that, wasn't there? A small portion of her mind began to wonder if there was. Color psychology, perhaps...? Then, in that case, would her 'blue' mean he perceived her as a calming presence? Ironic, considering how often she felt she was in a panic, but perhaps she was judging herself harshly. She decided not to taunt herself with the fact blue could also represent sadness.

One of the first things Naoto noticed as she quieted and listened to Yu was how he began to... 'write' with his fingers. Was he sketching out their names? Putting them more freshly in his mind so he could describe them more easily to her if she had to guess as to why.

First off, he decided to mention Kanji. Yellow... Her mind still tried to associate his perceptions with the theory of color psychology, but she hardly realized she was beginning to mutter to himself. "Happy and warm... but sometimes overwhelming," She murmured as if alone in her thoughts, trying to pull the words commonly associated with the colors. In her eyes, Kanji was a happy part of her life, a warm presence... though, she had to admit that his blunt personality could be overwhelming for people. His past with Yosuke comes to mind.

Then there was Yukiko. A wine red color... so a mixture of red and purple? Perhaps a smidge of brown. "Passionate, regal, yet stable..." Her whispers continued. Even Yukiko's persona was fiery, and it was hard to deny her laughter and sometimes cold words weren't filled with emotion. There was something about her that brought the essence of regality and stability as well, which Naoto couldn't help but agree with. She had that aura about her, and her diligent care she gave to those who visited her family's inn likely reinforced the perception.

Chie was a soft lime, but sometimes she could be purple? Her eyebrows rose at the unique variable added to it. "Refreshing, even rejuvenating... sometimes spiritual and... creative?" She continued to whisper. Admittedly, this one was more difficult for her to tie together with psychology theory, and whether that was an outlier, disproved her idea Yu's perceptions are associated with it, or simply because she knew Chie less than she would've liked to admit, Naoto wasn't positive. She certainly had an energy about her, perhaps Yu saw her personality as refreshing from what some may otherwise expect? Something within her that he was familiar with. Her brow furrowed as she tried to make the connection.

It was then, though, that she realized she had been muttering. Eyes widening, she pressed her lips, glancing back to Yu. "S-Sorry, I don't mean to sound distracted. I was trying a theory... Or, rather, seeing if perhaps your views could be aligned with color psychology," Naoto justified herself, her hands moving down to her lap to try and focus herself. He likely didn't want to hear her mumbling as he was kindly sharing information about himself, which was a rare treat to be frank.

That hardly kept her from... internally contemplating the information he kept giving her though. Rise was pink, with the occasional orange like Chie... She was certainly playful and romantic, like what pink suggests. It wouldn't take a genius to deduce she had a thing for Yu, but then again, apparently, she hadn't realized Kanji's affections, so what did she know? And if her voice was orange when she sang, then that must've been his thoughts on Risette: a very enthusiastic and energetic idol if Naoto had ever seen one.

Baby blue for Teddie. Aside from being like a baby blanket, as Yu pointed out, that was most associated with white and blue. The bear was pure, innocent... perhaps somewhat tainted due to some things being explained to him, but pure nonetheless, like a baby. And blue... of course, Yu would see him as blue. A stable, calming presence in his life... A trustworthy love he could depend upon. She cracked a smile from the mere thought of it.

And finally, Yosuke was a fiery orange. An energetic spirit that seemed as if it couldn't be extinguished. Of course, Naoto knew better than to believe Yosuke's spirit was indestructible, and she was confident Yu was aware of this either. Yosuke had rare moments of falling apart, flickering, his color fading, but he could get himself back up as long as his friends would light a match for him. Naoto knew that firsthand. Figuratively, of course. She wasn't trying to set Yosuke on fire.

For the most part, it seemed as if his perceptions seemed to line up with color psychology... which made sense, in her mind. Unless he had entirely different perceptions of what colors meant, he still had the same thoughts from the same colors as she or anyone else did, right? "...I feel I could agree with you. How you perceive our friends," Naoto smiled in assurance, "I may not see those colors when I hear their voices or their names as you do, but... I think I understand why you associate them with such colors, and I agree."

"There is one issue I find with your descriptions, though," Naoto began to point out, "I asked you about what colors you see when you hear the members of the Investigation Team... but you didn't tell me about everyone." Briefly, she paused, looking over at him as he seemed to be somewhat... anxious? Distressed? He wasn't looking in her eyes, as if the clouds that whirled in his eyes blocked his vision.

"What color comes to mind when you hear your own name, Yu?" The detective inquired, saying his name again in hopes it would help him visualize it. A soft smile formed on her lips, hoping the sentiment would help Yu feel better. Besides, she was curious about his perception of himself as well. Merely a moment passed by, however, when she realized she had forgotten something important in her statement. "...S-Senpai!" She quickly added, a tint of pink flushing on the blue detective's cheeks.


 
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Naoto... understood him?

Well, at the very least, she was trying to understand him. It didn't at all surprise him that she was trying to link back all of the things he'd said to color psychology. That was something he'd heard of before. Whether it was at a school he could no longer remember or from a doctor he couldn't recall the face of, he'd definitely heard it before. Colors usually meant different things. Blue was associated with calmness, red with passion, yellow with energy, purple with regality. Yu'd heard the meanings of colors so many times that he could nearly recite them from memory.

His colors... didn't really make sense.
He knew that.
And it'd been made even more clear when Yu heard Naoto's quiet mumbling. She'd been trying to match them up herself, no doubt, and to little avail. Sure, some things made sense here or there -- Kanji was bold and energetic, for example -- but they didn't fit to a T. He likely shouldn't have been yellow. There were probably other colors that realistically fit him better. Just like there were colors that probably could have fit everyone better.

But Yu couldn't help the way their names appeared to him. He couldn't help the way that they caught in his throat, or the way they made his chest feel. They just... were. They were as his mind presented them to him, and there was nothing he could do to change them. There was a possibility of the person behind the name changing how the name felt, but other than that? Very little input on his part, as far as he was aware.

Naoto seemed to understand, though. She understood, and she agreed. He knew, in his heart, that she didn't agree in the same way that he would, but... just having her know how he felt, and feeling validated... it all made his chest do weird things. Happy things.

Which all managed to crash around him with her singular question.

What color comes to mind when you hear your own name, Yu?

It was hard to answer.

Yu had not always been Yu, after all. As he hopped schools every year, and his parents stopped caring about what he did, well... he was a myriad of names, from year to year. In a world where no one remembered you, it was easy to reinvent yourself. Reinvent himself, he did. Over and over again.

'Yu' was just the name that happened to stick the most. 'Yu' meant quiet. Yu was one character, one syllable. It was easy to say. It fit him the best. He was more of a one-syllable person. 'Yu', however, did not have a color. Or, at least, an interesting one. There'd been a singular time (in which Teddie had called him by it for the first time, rather than using 'Sensei',) that it had appeared to him as bright yellow. Usually, it appeared to him as the same dull, listless gray that the rest of him was. Listless. Background. Unoffensive. A gray a little bit darker than his own hair was. Gray, as Yu knew it (and as Naoto probably knew it, too,) was often associated with depression. With a severe lack of emotion.

Which greatly contradicted his other name's color.
In an almost hilarious way.

His eyes were still trained on the table before him, looking anywhere but Naoto's face. It wasn't that he was anxious, or upset, merely that he was... thinking. How far should he open up? Just how much should he... say?

This was Naoto, after all. Wasn't like she was going to judge him. He knew her better than that.

"I..." He let out a hum as he traced the single character that made up his used name onto the table. "See it as gray, mostly. That's probably not, like, a surprise." A tiny smile twitched at his lips. Of course it wasn't. "But when Teddie says it, specifically, it's a really bright yellow."

A small pause.
Should he...?
... Why not, really.

"I have another name, too, though." His voice lowered, almost as if it were secret. Which... in a way, it was, but it wasn't a big deal. Farthest from, really. "And that one is... um. Hot pink."

His one finger quivered, just a little, as he wrote it on the table before the two of them in order to see it better.

'Souji.'
 
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After she asked her question, a silence lingered in the area for only a few moments, but it was enough moments to get her mind started on contemplating what the silence could mean. Was that... too personal of a question? Admittedly, Naoto knew less of how 'personal' some of these feelings he was expressing to her than she would prefer knowing. Was this a line that she shouldn't have crossed?

Though, admittedly, looking over his face once again, it didn't seem as if he was... genuinely uncomfortable with the question. Instead, he seemed as if he was more contemplative. Perhaps it... was personal, but not necessarily personal information he was offended by her asking him about? She felt slightly more at ease about having asked the question at all, at any rate.

Her eyes watched with curiosity as he etched out the name she had expected: his own. She nodded her head as she watched his finger, glancing up to him as he began to describe how colorful it was. Or, rather, how it... wasn't colorful. Gray. The detective pressed her lips together. Was that a signal of him having a poor reflection over his personal self? Her left hand began rubbing its thumb, knowing she didn't need to think too much about the general connotations of gray. She just... hoped. Hoped Yu was okay.

And some hope there was when he described the color when Teddie said his name: yellow. With all that she had learned about Yu's senses so far, that... put a smile on her face. She beamed, glad to know that Yu and Teddie were doing well together. "It sounds as if Teddie says it in a way you really like," Naoto hummed in amusement. She remembered not being... positive about what was going on between Teddie and Yu, but over time, she had grown to unconditionally support the two of them. Now more than ever, if Teddie was the only one who could speak Yu's name without it sounding gray.

Naoto wasn't sure what was going to come next after that, but... it certainly was not what did end up following behind. As she softly smiled down at the table briefly, her eyes were recaptured by his continuation of the most intriguing sort.

'I have another name, too, though.'

Her eyebrows shot up in interest. As engrossed as she had gotten into learning more about how Yu perceived the world, that information was probably the one that grabbed her attention and surprise the most. "Another name, Senpai...?" She murmured in reply, her voice following his volume as she leaned closer into the table.

Hot Pink. Whatever his other name was, it was hot pink. A color often associated with love, sensitivity, nurturing... feminity, although, Naoto knew better than to create associations of masculinity and feminity based off of such trifles. But... a small part of her mind leaped at one possibility. Was Yu actually...?

...No, she shouldn't make such a baseless statement. Instead, she silenced her thoughts, intently watching as Yu drew one more name on the table in front of him.

Souji.

"...Souji," Naoto repeated, staring at the table as if the name was physically etched into it and still glowing like a rune. It was... almost difficult for her to process. Yu has another name... It... felt as if it were something she should have known, but at the same time... it just meant she had much more to learn about Yu - Souji - than she thought.

"Souji," She repeated with a reinvigorated smile on her lips, looking up at her senpai. "It's a really nice name..." A hum escaped her as she rested her arms onto the table, her hands clasping together. "Why don't you go by it normally...? And, moreover, where did you get that name from?"

For a moment, she paused her thoughts, wondering if she should articulate her presumption about it aloud. She... saw no harm in asking for verification on the surface, considering who she was speaking with and the conversation they were having together. It should be fine... right?

"Is Souji your birth name?"


 

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Weiss! i've missed you <3
So I'd like to turn everyone's attention towards Portals. They should be banned.
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