The Gamble of Life ch. 5 – A Kakegurui (Ryota x Yumeko) Fic

There it was. My heart thrummed somewhere between my chest and my ears as I stared down at the card Yumeko had played. There, across from the paper I had played, was another rock. Somehow, I had beaten the odds. Fate, destiny, what have you… for whatever reason, chose me, and the only way I … Continue reading The Gamble of Life ch. 5 – A Kakegurui (Ryota x Yumeko) Fic

The Gamble of Life ch. 4 – A Kakegurui (Ryota x Yumeko) Fic

Yumeko wasted no time. Her eyes darted between her three cards, and that devilish smile gradually took over the gentle curve of her lips. Once she had studied her own hand, her gaze lifted to meet mine. I felt nothing. A heavy emptiness had rooted itself into the pit of my stomach. Why did I … Continue reading The Gamble of Life ch. 4 – A Kakegurui (Ryota x Yumeko) Fic

The Gamble of Life ch. 3 – A Kakegurui (Ryota x Yumeko) Fic

Once again, I was faced with a decision. Unfortunately, this time, I had much less confidence in my choice than before. With reckless abandon, I closed my eyes and pulled randomly from my hand. Even with my eyes closed, I could feel the pressure of Yumeko's stare. "Fun, Ryota. I like that you're giving yourself … Continue reading The Gamble of Life ch. 3 – A Kakegurui (Ryota x Yumeko) Fic