File 18: "Cake or Steak: The Fateful Choice!"
-A dark, foggy night on the waterfront opens this one and...What's Inspector Kinoshita doing out here? Looks like she's meeting-The Chief? What? What?!
-Is there ever a day when Natsumi is actually on time for work? "Dancing ladies in a convenience store", indeed! Amazingly, the Chief lets it go-What's going on?
-Let's sit over here, Yoriko-senpai! Oh look, there's the Chief sitting by himself-Who is he looking at? Natsumi??
Not just at lunch, either-Why is he keeping such a close eye on her?
-"Tsujimoto, do you like your current job?" Okay, that's it-Do you have something you want to tell me, Chief? If it's a reprimand, I can take it! Come clean now!
Whew-Saved by the bell (Cell phone bell, that is). Later, Tsujimoto!
-A meeting about the Chief's odd behavior leads to only one possible conclusion: The Chief wants to tell Natsumi something but he's having a hard time doing so. The way he's been staring at her & sighing...Could he be in love with Natsumi? Come to think of it, you had a "thing" for older men (The Chief & Tokuno in particular) before you met Toukairin, Natsumi-Why did you switch?
-A quick exchange of glances has Natsumi convinced now...The Chief DOES have feelings for her! But what to do? She's still seeing Toukairin...Oh, it's the Chief & he wants you to meet him at Malga Lina tonight at 7:00PM. He has something important to tell you-A marriage proposal? And no Yoriko, you're not going to follow them!
-This will be a night to remember...A white chapel, a wedding dress, "My honey"!
Uh oh, a call from Aoi-Toukairin was in an accident (He fell during a rescue operation)?!
They're taking him to the Police Hospital? Sorry, Chief-I'm on my way!
-It's just a fractured rib? Jeeze, I thought you were critically injured, Toukairin! Oh well, at least we'll be together for a while and...Oh, I was supposed to meet the Chief!
-Natsumi's old crush on the Chief has really taken hold again, eh Miyuki? It does seem detestable that she has feelings for both men but consider this-Which would you rather have, cake or steak? She wants both!
BTW, check out the plushies of our leads on top of the TV-So cute!
-The Chief heard about Toukairin's accident so he understood why you didn't show up last night, Natsumi...Just do something about you're being late & think about your future, OK?
-Cake...steak...cake...steak...Argh, I can't decide between the two! Breaking the table won't help, either!
-Toukarin's been released from the hospital with a corset on to keep the rib stabilized as he recovers. One good thing came out of this though-I get to see you again, Natsumi!
Your treat tonight? Let's do it!
-Cake...steak...Natsumi, do your thing! Not your feet brake, though-Get after that helmet-less biker on your Motocompo! Even at her desk or directing traffic Natsumi's still distracted by the same question: Cake or steak? Maybe Oshou can help me decide...
-"Chief" is actually the Chief's name (Written with the characters for "flower" (Ka) & "butterfly" (Chou)), Oshou? Wow, who knew? Anyhow, consider the situation, look within yourself & you'll find the answer you seek.
-Cake (Chief)...steak (Toukairin)...cake...steak...
-Thanks for your help, Oshou! Oh, hi Tokairin! There's a monja place you want to try? Naw...I'd rather have steak instead!
-Natsumi, the Chief wants to see you in the conference room & he says it's important! At last-Now to find out what he's been trying to say to me and guys, please don't eavesdrop this time, OK?
-You're turning down the offer? OK, but it's not what you thought it was...It's actually a personal invitation from Inspector Kinoshita to join the MPD Special Assault Team (They protect VIPs & investigate major crimes that existing departments can't handle). It's an elite group so are you sure about this?
Oh, if that's all it is...Wait a minute! Me???
Next time-File 19, "Vacillation"
Last edited by Jimmie M : 12-17-2011 at 01:24 PM.