Kyosuke's family is going to Hokkaido for a vacation, but Kyosuke, upset by recent news from Hikaru-chan that Ayukawa's been acting strangely, decides not to go. Hikaru has seen Ayukawa walking somewhere with a man she doesn't recognize.
Deciding that the only thing to do is to follow Ayukawa around, he goes to her house, and follows her from bus to bus, eventually meeting up with her in a ``ki-saten'', or coffee shop, called Abcb (pronounced Abakabu). She's working part-time, something Japanese high-schoolers are not supposed to do, and is surprised to see Kyosuke. She and the Master (the Master of the pub, a name taken from the British) rationalize for a few minutes about why it's okay for her to work when she's not supposed to because of school. ``Won't you help out?'' she asks, and of course Kyosuke (who has nothing better to do at all, with his family in Hokkaido) agrees.
When Komatsu and Hatta come into the coffee shop, Kyosuke and Ayukawa get scared -- they know those two are the biggest gossips in the school, and their ``secret'' would be known by everyone in no time if they're seen. Kyosuke uses his powers to increase the prices on the menu from 500 yen to 50,000 yen, facilitating a rapid exit by the two perverts. There are a couple of scenes following this which show the two of them working hard together.
After enjoying a drink with the Master and closing the store, Kyosuke and Ayukawa sit and talk. ``Do you really like her? I mean Hikaru,'' Ayukawa says, then gets embarrassed and says never mind. Afterward, they wait for the bus at the bus stop. Unfortunately, the last bus has already gone -- Ayukawa can't get home. Ayukawa collapses from exhaustion against Kyosuke and says, ``Can I stay at your place tonight?'' Kyosuke's in shock over what she's just said, but just then Hikaru pulls up to take Madoka home. Hikaru says that she knew about Ayukawa's job because Ayukawa told her.
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Brian Edmonds <firstname.lastname@example.org> October 17, 1998