“Nice pajamas,” Will complimented Akemi. She wore white cotton ones, white with broad pale stripes running vertically. "This is my prison uniform. Do you like it?” She laughed and after a moment’s awkwardness so did both brothers. They exchanged looks, first with each other, then including Akemi. The laughs came uproariously, almost bringing tears. Life changed. Happiness, sadness coexisted. Short chapters. New episode added almost daily.