Remembering fondly, she pushed open the door of the coffee shop.
He looked a little thinner than before. His face hardly changed.
A waitress came to them to take their orders. Each of them ordered a cup of blended coffee which cost 350 yen. After ordering, Kyoko started to speak with the lines she had prepared for the meeting, which were at the bottom of her throat.
Isshiki listened to her story smoking one cigarette after ordering.
“Well, you haven’t gotten along with your husband, have you? What will you do after your divorce?
Kyoko thought that his words were strange because he gave her messages via the communication with Saori, saying that he was in love with her and would marry her after her divorce. However, trying not to turn pale, she continued talking.
Soon the waitress brought two cups of coffee for them sitting face to face. Isshiki drank it black while Kyoko put some milk into her coffee.