Strange situations keep arising whenever Sano gets drunk. It’s easy enough for a curious Saitou to set up the right circumstances to learn what’s going on… but then he has to deal with what’s going on.
Anarchist Katsu deals with the question of Sano dating a what, now?
Sano and Katsu work through how they feel about some things, including Saitou, Megumi, and, most importantly, their own friendship.
Kenshin is selflessly supportive when he’d rather be severe, or at least supplicating.
Sano’s not the only one interested in Saitou’s attention tonight.
Saitou’s ghost seems to be haunting Sano, and Sano is coming a little unhinged as he realizes it’s too late for anything between them.
A list of traits Sano wants in a lover unexpectedly means a lot more to him now he’s no longer drunk.
Both Sano and Tokio wonder why Saitou stays with Sano.
Sequel to As the Years Go Up In Smoke: Saitou no longer trusts himself, Kenshin claims to love Sano, and Sano feels more and more that it’s desperately important to recover his memory of the last two years… but can he handle it?
What will it take to convince Saitou to allow Sano into his life?
Saitou could never have predicted the devastating results of trying to fill the gap in Sano’s memory… of bringing to light a secret involving Shishio and Sano’s desperate fear of smoke, a horror that threatens to tear them apart forever