Okay picture the most stoic character you know
Now picture them on the “It’s a Small World” ride at Disneyland while wearing Mickey Mouse ears and sitting next to the most happy-go-lucky character you know
But Kiryu could see more than the stars.
On the rooftop, with Yusei’s hands clutching tightly onto his in a warm, trusting grasp, Kiryu saw snow drifting down from above—real snow, not the ash that sometimes fell out of the waste-burning places around Satellite. Somehow, it had drifted in from the ocean and reached Satellite first, and now it was snowing for just the two of them, for the first time in either of their lives.
"Yusei, it’s like stardust," he marveled aloud at the tumbling white flakes.
"It’s like stardust, so it must be for you."