It was now the summer rainy season on the monotone blue planet. It rained continuously
and the Nyancos soon grew weary of the weather. “When it rains like this, my favorite
clothes get sopping wet and my new boots get all muddy. This is definitely no
fun.” For three days and three nights, the groovy, soulful tabby cat Nijiko neither
ate nor drank while she worked at inventing a wondrous new instrument called the
As Nijiko rhythmically beat the tambourine, a ribbon of seven colors of light
streamed out. Everyone watched as this rainbow formed a bridge to the heavens.
The gray skies of the season where you get sopping wet and nothing fun ever happens
had turned into a fabulous multi-colored world. The Nyancos were enchanted, and
twirled about in the colors of the rainbow.