Group 1 - In Front of the Mysterious Cinema - After School - Cloudy
- Replace the vocal with a similar arrangement by a string instrument, along with an undercurrent of plucked strings)
> Being aloof, Hinake's missed most of the conversation.
> When everyone begins entering, Hinake follows.
> Neither Satsuki nor the albino youth raises any complaints about her following in.
> Once everyone's entered, the double doors close.
> The girl receives them, and despite the darkness, leads them quickly to their seats in the otherwise empty cinema.
> She affords a slight bow, and moves to a stool towards the front of the theater.
> She takes up a large instrument with 7 bow strings and joins the piano that has already started.
> The sound of a projector: the screen lights up. 4. 3. 2. 1.
"Ah! It's that weird guy!
> The image of a familiar old man is shown. He sits alone in a nondescript room.
> His gleefully enunciated words are nostalgic.
"Welcome to the Velvet Room... is what I would like to say. Unfortunately, I am unable to welcome you into it, due to various circumstances. My name is Igor, and I will be your guide on this small slice of destiny you five have come across.
> Igor turns towards the white-haired girl, as if he is able to look at you through the screen.
"The one playing a baryton is Innocentia. She is my assistant, and she will be assisting you on your journey.
> He turns to look at you.
"I cannot say much more about your destinies, however.
But I can say that very soon, very close to you, the peril that has already set upon your life will make itself known.
Please remember this cinema. Until then, farewell and good fortunes.
> The projector stops. The lights slowly switch on.
> Innocentia continues playing.