Riyoko Ikeda's "The Window of Orpheus" in St. Petersburg

At the Opera

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The Marquis and a very different Julius attended an opera.

The Opera House

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In a carriage outside an opera house, the Marquis held Julius in his arms. His once deeply buried emotions for her poured from the heart within.

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