ahappylie: (At peace)
[He isn't seen on the journal's window - instead there is a view of the back of the Welcome Center. He finally speaks quietly after a moment of silence]

The ebb and flow of people coming and going is quite interesting, isn't it? I hope everyone is settling in well. The New Feather cycle is almost to an end. If anyone needs anything, the Welcome Center is always open.

[Having discovered Tetsu's disappearance, Okita is out back behind the Welcome Center. He's crouched down with a wooden sword lying next to him, looking at a small garden he's hidden just a bit away from the Center. It has some of the flowers that Sasuke had picked out before he disappeared planted and Okita has just finished raising a little makeshift tent to keep the snow off in case it snows again.]