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Chitose came home from school to find the front gates of his house locked. Oh well, he thought. Maybe the wind blew them shut.
He effortlessly climbed the outside wall, and jumped down inside— and he was immediately flung back into the street by a trampoline mounted on the inside wall.
Kisaragi emerged from a trap-door in the outside wall, over a prostrate Chitose, at a right angle to the ground. "Anti-burglar device version one point zero successfully tested," she noted.
Chitose idly wondered, not for the first time, exactly when his life had turned into a John Hughes movie.