Christine did indeed receive all the messages Bak (and Celestine) had sent to her. However, she still felt that she wasn’t ready to return to school yet, so she didn’t. She trusted Bak, thinking that she was just being overdramatic, as usual.
As for Rurik, well, he’ll continue being Rurik. He’ll be fine without her as well.
The invitation papers though… that changed everything
"Kath, Kath, look at this!" Christine shouted as she barged into the living room, holding one of the leaflets in her hand. "An invitation for a party! Even us Mephistos are invited!"
She walked over in front of her, thrusting the leaflet onto her lap.
"I think this is the perfect opportunity to make our comeback!" She clapped her hands with a smile. "Though it's supposed to be a masquerade, and I don't know what kind of outfit I should go with…"@Gentlemanvaultboy