A soft click was heard as the key turned in the lock, and the lid to the chest eased open. Chiyoko reached inside and brought out a glowing sphere. 'I told you it was safe, Takashi. My family has guarded the blue angel orb for three centuries, it's right where it should be.' 'Did you hear that?' Takashi asked. Chiyoko looked up. You didn't listen to a thing I...' Takashi waved for her to be quiet and she fell silent. He drew his sword, his eyes fixed on the half-closed door leading to the corridor. 'What is it?' whispered Chiyoko.