The Mysteries of the Empty Kitchen: A Mystery/Fantasy Short Story

by Akira Yamashita

I feel very certain that had I not visited Miyazawa-san that morning, he would have died.
On the other hand, I also wonder whether it might not have been better had he died, as he is today a nervous wreck, unable to function normally, with a fear of books, magazines and newspapers that is beyond the ken of normal understanding.