“Extraordinary,” Mikoto breathed. “You opened a gateway to another world.”
“And as you can see, I was punished for my arrogance. This darkness around my hand festers like a disease, constantly feeding and driving me into the shadows. When I stand in the sunlight, I feel like dry tinder about to burst into flames.”
“Well, it seems I was wrong to label you a demon. Is there any way to undo this curse?”
“I fear not. This curse is slowly spreading from one part of my body to the next. As for the final outcome, my body...