She stopped long enough to toss the parcel she had been carrying into a nearby trash can and continued to tear through the streets, blinded by her tears. Once again she had made a fool of herself in front of Hatori...and she hated herself for it.
Why couldn't she forget about him and accept the fact that it's a hopeless cause?
If Kana-chan couldn't find happiness with him, what made Mayuko think that she could?
As much as Mayuko hated to admit it, Shigure was right. She was foolish. Kana-chan was happily married now and Hatori was moving on with his life. Mayuko was the only one still trapped in the past...
...the only one left behind.
As she darted across a busy intersection, she was startled from her thoughts by the blaring of a car horn followed by the sound of tires screeching as they skidded along the pavement.
And then there was nothing.