His memories were back. This story outlines their first meeting.
Part 2 of "The Beginning Anew" collection.
- Part 2 of Beginning Anew
She brings her other hand to his cheek, stroking it comfortingly. "Your volleyball career is far from over, Tooru."
Haise smiles warmly, his hand reaching up and scratching his chin. "I'm happy living like this."
Touka's eyes widen, and her glance turns down to the table, a sad smile making its way onto her face. She takes a slow breath, steading her quivering breathing. She pushes out her chair, her hair blocking her face as she starts to stand.
'You touched your chin, Kaneki.'
- Part 1 of Beginning Anew