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A compilation of four oneshots.
1) ノスタルジア (Nostalgia)
Androids that were used by the military as weapons of mass destruction are now being acclimated to human life. Setsu chooses a female android, Sirius, to foster. Sirius, who has taken so many human lives, must now learn what it truly means to be human. How will she cope with the knowledge that her "foster father" is mortal, while she is destined to last centuries?
2) 恋愛は、普通 (Renai wa, Futsuu / Love is Ordinary)
Rira is an adorably angelic high school boy and is insanely attractive to all the other high school boys. Their fascination has ruined his chances with girls, who are jealous of the attention he draws away from them. One day, he befriends a recovering hikikomori girl, who is ostracized by the others for being insanely creepy in a J-horror sort of way...
3) 赤い実 (Akai mi / Red Essence)
The prince of a powerful kingdom has killed his parents and invaded the neighboring kingdoms. He is a tyrant of destruction, but he has one dangerous secret. He has a twin sister, who has been kept imprisoned, with no human interaction to comfort or teach her. One day, a sorcerer comes to her and gives her the knowledge and intelligence to threaten her brother's rule...
4) な忘れそ (Na wasureso / Let's Forget)
Tomoya and Harua were close friends as children, and their friendship blossomed into a tentative romance. After the setback of physical illness, Harua appears to be pulling away emotionally. He warns Tomoya that there are rumors that they're gay. Will their connection to each other be strong enough to overcome both physical setbacks and the taunts of their classmates? [tethysdust]
Note: ノスタルジア (Nostalgia) was published in the January 2006 issue of LaLa. 恋愛は、普通 (Renai wa, Futsuu / Love is Ordinary) was published in the November 2005 issue of LaLa. 赤い実 (Akai mi / Red Essence) was published in the November 2005 issue of LaLa DX. な忘れそ (Na wasureso / Let's Forget) was published in the October 2000 issue of LaLa.