Lovers ever run before the clock.
Lindel tells Chise about the time he spent training Elias. He noticed that while Elias was a quick learner he had trouble understanding humans. On one occasion Elias almost killed several villagers who attacked Lindel. Elias tells Lindel that he thinks he ate humans once and still has urges to do so. Despite learning this Chise insists he has never frightened her, Lindel suggests that she tell Elias exactly how she feels. Chise is instructed to carve Uncle Nevin's branch into a wand...