"You both looks well, Kiyo (キヨ)
and Gensuke (源助). I am
"Thank you very much. You must be very tired. Please come in and
Well, Sachiko-sama nodded as she turned to Yumi and stepped
"This is Yumi, my younger sister. Thank you for your hospitality
for this week."
Suddenly being introduced, Yumi hurriedly bowed her head.
"I am Fukuzawa Yumi. Thank you for your hospitality."
Next, Sachiko-sama held out her open palm up in front of the middle-aged
"This is the Sawamuras (沢村),
who is taking care of this place."
"My pleasure to meet you, Yumi. My name is Kiyo. Please make yourself
"Call me Gensuke. If there is anything you feel unaccustomed to
or inconvenient about, please feel free to tell us."
"T--Thank you very much."
Yumi was somehow relieved by the sociable couple. Kiyo and Gensuke.
Kiyo and Gensuke. They are going to take care of Yumi, so Yumi feel
obliged to input the two names into her brain. Both names are very literal,
comparable the building itself.
"Then may I take my leave now."
The driver, who had finished moving all the luggage in the trunk to
the entrance, straighted up and said.
"Oh, come on Matsui (松井).
We have prepared tea, so why not join us for some?"
"No thanks. In the evening mister needs a ride, so I am to leave
now. Madam, pardon my leave. Miss Fukuzawa, thank you very much for
the lunchbox. It was delicious."
Matsui the driver seemed to have finished the lunchbox Yumi brought
during the drive-in breaktime. Kiyo received the temperature-preserving
case from Matsui, and said, "I will clean it afterwards."
"I will return a week later."
Leaving the sentence behind, the black car returned using the same route,
and disappeared into the woods. Before, Yumi somehow thought that the
driver would be staying with them for the whole week.
After the car disappeared, the resort land suddenly turned lonesome,
like a river under a corduroy bridge (丸太橋).