Now that Rei and Kira are an "official" couple, Kira experiences a refreshing taste of freedom for the first time in her life. She is finally able to leave her troubled past behind and give in to a newfound joy. As the happy couple takes a deep look at what they have together, they find themselves at one of life's major crossroads.
The two must decide how school and work will play into their future. Kira decides to take a job in order to secure her independence, while Rei contemplates quitting school in order to support Kira and become a respectable member of society. Just when you think you have your future all mapped out, love enters the picture and changes the scenery.
Story and art by Fuyumi Soryo.