|Daiki:||(perplexed) Doesn't the author seem almost jesting?|
|An-Yi:||Well, humor is like a salt that helps us digest past hardships.|
|Bhäraté:||(pausing, then spitting) Maybe some hardships should not be digested –
they should rot in our stomaches, lest we forget the pain.
|Chariya:||(nodding) Yeah, we should not forget war has a bitter flavor.|