Thought dumping, but I just wanted to say that, Spoiler there was a clover there on the bookmark which is of course a sign of good luck as we all recognize with the soaring swallow, so honestly, the way I see it, it's signifying, there is possible good fortune in their futures, if they choose to pursue those passions. That's what I take away from it, on a symbolic level anyway. Kondo is a bird, refusing to fly, but maybe with a little shove, and encouragement, he'll be able to take to the skies one day again and write that novel and vice-versa. It just takes some work, to get there. There's nothing more disappointing honestly, than not even trying in the first place. /end blurb STAHP BEING SO BIASED IN UR SUBJECTIVE OPINIONS, BAKA. It's all good, I appreciate different interpretations. Besides, I think it's pretty much impossible to completely eliminate bias, anyway.