Warning for mild language (two words), violence (hitting, one incident breaking bones, nothing too descriptive), and for mentions of the side effects of trauma, like the panic attack (just in case it might be a trigger for someone).
'Click, clock, click, clock,' went the sound of your heels on the hard concrete of the sidewalk. Anna held your hand in hers as you both walked to the dress shop together. Her dress had a long rip in it, so you offered to take her there, knowing none of the guys would want to. Besides, it gave the chance to spend some one on one time with the girl AND you'd take her out to buy a new bathing suit for next summer.
No one else came along with you, though several insisted. They thought two ladies taking a stroll by themselves through Shizume City was a bad idea, but you told them the shop would only take under ten minutes to get to and you could handle yourselves well