Another good chapter. I particularly enjoyed the scene where N is visibly torn by the sugar cubes. That seems like exactly the kind of quirky little thing that would set N off, not do mention the fact that there's certainly deep symbolic meaning in the scene. N becoming "lax in ethics" concerning the sugar cubes is exactly what he's been trying to avoid with Pokemon and his mission, so that can only mean . . .
Also, I've solved part of a very important mystery:
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There was one line in particular that I enjoyed:
I'm not sure if the play on words was intentional, but I enjoyed it nonetheless. N thinks that his smile "didn't look natural". Natural. So, N's smile literally didn't look like himself. Whether intentional or not, I still found it amusing :3That was something to look forward to today. N nodded. “Okay.” As his father left, he picked up the mirror and looked at his own smile. It really didn't look natural.