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The beginning of things
Dove Party agent, Sakazaki Yuuya.
Here is your next mission.
We’ve detected restless movements from the Hawk Party at Saint PigeoNation Academy.
Infiltrate and investigate as a student.
In addition, when the playback of these orders has ended
The tape will automatically self-destruct.
...That kind of thing won’t happen, so please dispose of it appropriately.
We pray for your success.
It looks like the explosives budget’s been cut, huh...
Over word limit
School doctor, Iwamine Shuu.
His true colors are that of a Hawk Party member, a menace to the peace.
That is what he is suspected of.
If he acts suspiciously, submit a chronological report.
That’s my mission, but...
He only ever acts suspiciously!
A third force
There are two wildly different ideologies in the world of the birds.
One is that of the Hawk Party.
Radical diehards who believe humans should be eliminated from society.
And the other is the Dove Party.
A moderate faction that aims for the coexistence of birds and humans.
Coo coo! (And Okosan is of the Pudding Party!)
Stop making the story more complicated!
PigeoNation is a pacifistic academy.
Dr. Iwamine must be concealing himself for some reason.
He behaves so suspiciously every day, but he doesn’t leave any decisive evidence.
Isn’t there any other way?
There isn’t anything good left in the trash bags either...
What are you looking for!?!
(small) Is your life that difficult!?
The fragments of my shining summer memories. ☆
Your shine is in the trash bags!?
Song of questions and answers for the poor
[貧窮問答歌, or “binguu mondou ka”. It’s the name of a waka, a type of traditional Japanese poem, and was apparently about the harsh collection of taxes from the poor.]
Sakazaki was digging through the trash!?
I thought maybe Senpai might be having some trouble in life...
Whoa, you’re talking to me. What happened?
Take this and go.
That is, I don’t want your thanks!
Chukar partridge freaks freaks
Okay, I’ll shadow him again today.
Panel two and three:
Senpai, why are you stalking Dr. Iwamine...?
Birds and humanity
Okay, it’s time for bird history~
Today is the last day, so listen well~
First let’s summarize what’s happened so far~
Year 2068: Bird influenza mutated
Outbreak of a new human influenza
→ Sharp decrease in human population!
Year 2070: Operation Carneades
→ Dissemination of bird erasure virus
Year 2071: Surviving birds adapt
Considerable enlargement of the brain begins
This was where the counterattack of the birds that had gained intelligence began.
In the latter half of 2071, incidents where birds carried out raids on humans happened one after another.
This is called “Hitchcock's Winter”.
Finally, the birds’ territory grew day by day,
and the birds declared independence in the Philippines.
At this point, it was primarily the birds in Southeast Asia who were really active~
Beginning with this declaration of independence,
the battle between birds and humans progressed at full speed.
This war continued for a very long time.
2068 10.2 billion people
2070 3.06 billion people
2100 140 million people
During the thirty year interval until the truce agreement was signed, the population fell to 4.6%.
But only a few humans who died in battle.
It seems like there were still a lot of people who died of Sumatra Influenza during that time~
After the thirty-year war, the superiority of the birds was decided.
In reality, the truce agreement that was signed was an announcement of the humans’ surrender.
For a while after that, fights between birds and humans were still frequent.
But by law humans were isolated, and by promoting this segregation, it became pretty peaceful.
And then we were able to create this peaceful era~
Sometimes there are still human acts of terrorism.
From now on,
if we can relax and live together peacefully,
that would be nice~
Head of the First Biology Division, Isa Souma.
Saint PigeonNation Academy will open in three months.
Your new post is at the affiliated medical treatment center within the school.
Saint PigeoNation Academy... I’ve heard it’s a high school with a cooperative ideology.
The majority of the investors have ties to us.
You should have no lack of freedom.
Then there should be no shortage of research equipment.
As for your new residence and the compensation...
Yes, they will do.
As long as I can continue with my research without hindrance,
I don’t have much interesting in anything else, so please send the documents later.
Your enthusiasm for your work is greatly appreciated.
With your power, we will surely accomplish it.
Our dearest wish.
A truly peaceful world.