❧THE ENDLESS SORCERER⌈Alongside them, there was a table.
On it was a chessboard...along with a mix of black and white pieces in an all-out battle.
However, something about this setup looked different from normal chess.
...It might have been a game similar to chess but not identical.
And on the other side, ......sitting back in his chair as he contemplated his next move, was a young man.
...No, perhaps he wasn't thinking of his next move.
Every once in a while, he would change the positions of the pieces, reconsidering the situation each time he changed it.
Maybe he was reconstructing previous arrangements, trying to discover the thought process behind those moves.
In the past...
Kinzo, the Ushiromiya family head, once likened learning chessboard arrangements to taking a journey through the thoughts of the old masters.
Ushiromiya Battler...was on a journey.⌋