...er face again.
"There you are!" Negi's voice from the staircase, "We're all down at dinner wondering where you went. Are you okay Konoka?"
"N...Negi-kun." Konoka sniffed, looking over her shoulder.
"You know, you're awfully close to that edge, you could fall." Negi said kindly.
"That's the point." Konoka said quietly.
"What?" Negi asked, looking worriedly at her.
"I can't do it Negi-kun. I can't go on." Konoka said, tears splashing down her face.
"What? Konoka no! Don't!" Negi said, catching on to what Konoka was thinking, "Why?"
"She left me...Setsuna left me. I can't go on without her. I...I love her." Konoka said. Tears started to blind her vision.
"K...Konoka." Negi stuttered, stunned by her actions.
"I'm sorry Negi-kun. I didn't want anyone around when I did this." Konoka said, turning around to face him, "Goodbye."
She stepped back and felt air beneath her feet.
"Konoka!" Negi cried, running to the edge of the building. He didn't have his staff.
"I'm sorry Set-chan...I can't go on without you." Konoka said as she started to fall.
She saw the top floor rush past her and she closed her eyes, thankful that her pain would soon be over. Konoka couldn't decide what she was feeling, whether it was terror or relief, sorrow or happiness. It was all so...