Yuko grows concerned about Chihiro's health and agrees to take care of her son So. In the evening, the doorbell rings.
When Yuko opens the door, she finds not Chihiro, but her husband Hidetaka. Yuko is shocked when he tells her Chihiro had secretly begun working.
That day, Chihiro endures Hidetaka's questioning until dawn. She is surprised when Hidetaka asks if she is pregnant, and he explains he heard she was from Yuko. Chihiro becomes overwhelmed and confused and ignores Yuko when she runs into her at kindergarten the next day. ...more