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"I know, lessons are important," Aunt Satori whines, and pouts, and looks at your with these big watery eyes... now you know where Mama Okuu learned!
Mama Orin always tells you to ignore Mama Okuu when she acts that way.
"What?" Aunt Satori looks at you, and does this thing with her lips that make them look all shaky, and her third eye comes up looking all watery just like her regular eyes. "You... you won't even give me just a little more hugging? Even though you're such a considerate boy?"
... well, Mama Orin does always end up giving Mama Okuu a little. Just a little though.
"Kouji, you little sweetheart!" Aunt Satori must be where Mama Okuu learned to look so bright when happy, too. She has the same great big smile, and her eyes are all lit up just the same way! You get a great big excited squeeze from her, and then... upsie-daisy! She pops you right up into the air, and everything spins around and around until you land on your back, right in another hug! "You always find time to humor your aunt, don't you?"
Of course you do! She's always teaching you to be considerate!
"I am always teaching you that, aren't I?" She laughs, and then uses one of her hands to messy up your hair, and scratch at your head. Feels good! She scratches and scratches, and her laughing gets quieter and quieter, until she sounds all soft like she usually does. "I should listen more closely to my own lessons..."
Aw, no more scratching. It's okay though, because she puts her hands right on top of yours, and squeezes, just like if she was holding your hands. She used to hold your hand all the time when teaching you things, so maybe that means...
"Yes. Kouji... you wanted to have a lesson, didn't you?"
Yes, Aunt Satori!
"Then I have the perfect lesson for today. A lesson I can teach you while holding you, so that we both get to have fun!" She picks up your hands, and pulls them all the way up to your face, then pulls them apart so that it's like you're holding up a big, invisible ball. "Today, I'm going to teach you how to use magic to make a bullet!"
"Oh! Oh! Bullets! I want to help!"
Aha! All of a sudden there are sparkly green eyes in front of you, and a great big grin, and a whole mess of greenie-grey hair brushing all over your face.
"Hey, Aunt Koi--"
Mwah! Aunt Koishi gives you a big, wet kiss, just like always! Smooch, and hug, and snuggle, and squeeze, and she's even huggier and kissier than Mama Okuu is! Always gotta stop her, otherwise she just keeps going, and going, and going... but you're all caught between her and Aunt Satori, and Aunt Satori has your hands, and...
"That is not helping, Koishi."
Aunt Satori takes your hands, and presses them right up against Aunt Koishi's cheeks. One push, and Aunt Koishi pops right off of you! She waves her arms forward as far as she can, and keeps making her kissy-face, but Aunt Satori just keeps holding her up. Aunt Koishi is super energetic, and really tough to get off... Aunt Satori is real strong to be able to get her off so easy-like!
"But sis," Aunt Koishi whines, but still sounds happy and silly, "it's moral support! I'm helping by giving him all my love!"
"I don't think the kind of love he needs from you requires your tongue, Koishi."
"Because that's the kind of love he needs from you, right, sis?" Aunt Koishi has a big silly grin on her face. That means...
There's this long, long silence. Lots of tension! Then, all of a sudden, pounce! Aunt Satori pinches Aunt Koishi's cheeks, and stretches her face around, and Aunt Koishi starts waving her arms all around, trying to stop her!
"Tickle her, Kouji."
If Aunt Satori says so! Aunt Koishi laughs real hard, and squirms all around on top of you. She has to hold onto her sides, she laughs so hard, and it gets your hands all trapped underneath them, so all you can do is tickle her even more.
"But sis!" Aunt Koishi tries to tug her face away while laughing and whining at the same time. "Danmaku is all about love! Feelings are the most important thing! Passion!"
"... yes. You're incorrigible, but you're right!"
All of a sudden, Aunt Satori lets Aunt Koishi's face go, and Aunt Koishi plops right down onto you. She giggles and squirms a whole lot, rubbing her head into your chest. She nuzzles right up, still giggling, and even her third eye gets to nuzzling you!
"And I'm the best with feelings!" She sounds so satisfied.
"Really? From the way I'm unable to contain myself today, I'd say you're the worst." Aunt Satori sounds real happy when she says that, somehow.
"No one said I can't be both!" Aunt Koishi smiles real big, and sticks out her tongue.
"You're incorrigible... but you're right." Aunt Satori messies up Aunt Koishi's hair, just like she does with yours, and knocks her hat right off her head. Aunt Koishi seems real happy though, and keeps rubbing her head against Aunt Satori's hand.
"Then I can help, sis?"
"Of course you can, Koishi."
Aunt Koishi closes her eyes, and rests her head so that her ear is right on your chest, and then she puts her hands right up next to her head. Aunt Satori holds your hands again, and brings them back to where she had them before, right up in front of your face so that it's like you're holding a big, invisible ball up in front of you. You feel a little tingle run all up and down your whole body, and Aunt Satori's hands start glowing a little, and so do yours!
"Kouji," she whispers quiet, right into your ear, "I want you to close your eyes. Can you close your eyes for me?"
Yeah. You close your eyes, and everything goes dark, so all you can do is feel things. Aunt Koishi is right on top of you, and you think her head is right by your heart, because you feel all warm and feathery near there. Aunt Satori is right below you, and she feels real warm, just like inside of you. You're not sure, but you think you can feel inside of her, too, kind of... like all that warm is connected to all your warm.
"That's good," she says nice and soft. "Now, Kouji, I want you to pay attention to that feeling. Koishi is going to keep it steady, and I'll show you how you need to move it."
All that warm inside you starts to move, like little bubbles. One bubble moves out into you, and then another, and then another... one after another, like a little train of bubbles moving around in you, traveling all up your arms toward your fingers. You feel really, really light all of a sudden, like Aunt Koishi and Aunt Satori are the only reason you're not floating right up into the air.
"Do you understand, Kouji? Try it yourself, alright?"
Okay. The bubbles stop moving around in you, but you remember what it was like, the way they were moving... it was just like this, right? The bubbles all start shifting around again, and you try and push them right up toward your fingers. It feels just like what Aunt Satori was making you do!
"Very good, Kouji," Aunt Satori sounds all excited, and you can feel her warm jitter all around under you, even though she doesn't move at all. "Now this next part is very important. I want you to think of all the different kinds of bullets you want to try, okay? Think of as many as you can, so I can show you all the different ways you need to use to make them!"
[ ] Bullet shapes! Name one, but try and think of one on your own.