"You see long ago when the goddesses roamed the earth with humans, the snow goddess Elra tried to freeze the humans, but the fire goddess yune fell in love with a human and gave them fire to protect her human lover. Elra soon found out about it and sent snow spirits to destroy the fire, but they soon found out if they threw ashes they would be safe so that's why it's customary to throw ashes in the middle of the floor of the house so Yune is honored and so the spirits don't return." Nori said
"She didn't take the news of Wester's passing very well," Prism said solemnly, returning to the group.
Belladonna felt an uncomfortable squirm of guilt in her stomach and pushed the plate of cake away. "Excuse me," she said, before exiting the building. Once outside, she clambered up a tree, clutching to a branch. She felt oddly dizzy.