Chapter 16:

Chapter 16

Objection


Tuesday 11/08 8:45.Bookmark here

Inside the court, everyone had already arrived. Akemi was already positioned in his place as Maki-chan's defense. The trial just hasn't started yet, as everyone was waiting for Souta and Ryusaki's presence.Bookmark here

-Akemi. Souta and Ryu are taking a while. (Maki)Bookmark here

-Yes. (Akemi)Bookmark here

-Do you think something happened to them? (Maki)Bookmark here

-I do not know. (Akemi)Bookmark here

Why? For what reason would you help someone like me? I just treated you like crap from the moment we met. Why would you still go so far to help me? (Maki)Bookmark here

7 years ago, Maki arrived at his house after finishing school that day.Bookmark here

-I AM BACK!! (Maki)Bookmark here

-Shiiiiuuuuuuu! Be quiet. Your dad and I just got home from work, have a little more respect and keep your voice down. (mom)Bookmark here

-OK. Today I have a lot of fun, our room... (Maki)Bookmark here

-Fine. That's good. I'm busy at the moment. (mom)Bookmark here

Her mother goes up to her room with a cup of coffee. Maki is a little sad, but then sees her father sitting in an armchair reading a newspaper in the living room.Bookmark here

-Dad! Dad! You will not believe. (Maki)Bookmark here

-Not now. (father)Bookmark here

-What? Why?? (Maki)Bookmark here

-Your father is busy right now. (father)Bookmark here

-Not! I do not want it. I want to spend time with you and Mom. (Maki)Bookmark here

-I already said not now. (father)Bookmark here

-NOT! I WANT TO PLAY WITH YOU. (Maki)Bookmark here

-Maki let me go. (father)Bookmark here

-NOT! I WANT TO PLAY WITH YOU! I WANT TO SPEND MY TIME WITH YOU! (Maki)Bookmark here

-MAKI! (father)Bookmark here

-NOOOO! (Maki)Bookmark here

PATCHHHHH.Bookmark here

Maki ends up getting slapped by her father across the face.Bookmark here

-Huh? Paii?... (Maki)Bookmark here

-You really a bag to deal with. Why don't you stop us getting in the way? Can't you see that you're being a nuisance to your father and mother? (father)Bookmark here

-What... are you... saying... dad... I love you... I just wanted... (Maki)Bookmark here

-For God's sake, do something useful and never keep us late again! (father)Bookmark here

-... yes... (Maki)Bookmark here

The years went by.Bookmark here

-I arrived... (Maki)Bookmark here

-... (father and mother)Bookmark here

-Here's my newsletter. (Maki)Bookmark here

-Hmmmm, what does this story note mean? (mom)Bookmark here

-I ended up missing a silly question. But the other grades were perfect, my teacher said that everyone makes mistakes, he said he's never seen a student so...Bookmark here

-Ahhhhhhhh, but once sorry. Do you only know how to find a reason for your failures? (mom)Bookmark here

-No... (Maki)Bookmark here

-I hope that doesn't happen again then. Don't give me and your dad any more headaches. (mom)Bookmark here

-Yes... (Maki)Bookmark here

Maki leaves the room her parents were in, but she leans against the wall to hear what they would say when she was no longer around.Bookmark here

-Quite frankly. (father)Bookmark here

-I wonder why we decided to have her. She just gives us work. (mom)Bookmark here

-I told you it would be better to have an abortion. (father)Bookmark here

-How would I know that our baby would come out defective like that? If I knew that I would never have decided to have given birth to her. (mom)Bookmark here

The sparkle in Maki's eyes was completely erased after that day. She no longer had any reason to smile.Bookmark here

Inside the classroom, Maki sat at her desk listening to some conversations by her classmates who hadn't left yet.Bookmark here

-Huh? Do you mean that you prepared these cookies? (colleague 1)Bookmark here

-Yes, I made them one day for my mother as a gift. (colleague 2)Bookmark here

-They really are very good. (colleague 3)Bookmark here

-So, did she say something? (colleague 1)Bookmark here

-She said those were the best cookies she had ever eaten in her entire life. (colleague 2)Bookmark here

-Which?? Do not play. Hahahahahaha. (colleague 1)Bookmark here

-Hahahahahahaha. (colleague 2 and 3)Bookmark here

After that day at school, Maki decided to walk home instead of getting into his driver's car. She wanted to cheer up a little in town, but realized that wasn't possible. In the middle of the tour she saw several children playing in the park with their parents. Passing on the street, something catches his attention, on one of the TV screens there was a show by an idol. She was delighted with how well that girl sang.Bookmark here

“-Well, we are here now with the subject of the idol world of the moment. Mikoto-san. (hostess)Bookmark here

-Hello! (Mikoto)Bookmark here

-Mikoto-san, is it true that you support your family now? (hostess)Bookmark here

-Yes. My mother and I come from a poor family, we had almost no money to buy food. It was then that an opportunity presented itself to me. I became an idol and now I can give everything my mom always dreamed of but never got because of her condition. (Mikoto)Bookmark here

-I bet your mother is very proud of you. Hahahahahahaha. (hostess)Bookmark here

-Hahahahahahahahaaha. Stop, so I'm embarrassed. (Mikoto)Bookmark here

-But it's true, before this interview we talked a little bit with your mother. She told us she was blessed to have a daughter like you. That you were the person she loved most in the world and that she is most proud to be your mother. (hostess)”Bookmark here

An idea crossed my mind at that time. Could it be that if I also became a famous idol, would my parents be proud of me? Would they no longer see me as a nuisance? That's what went through my head that day. But I realized that I was wrong, that no matter what I did I would still be a nuisance. I'm useless and I only disturb the people around me, I only make them go through problems. Right now two people are risking their lives to try to help me and I can't do anything. I should never have been born. (Maki)Bookmark here

Half an hour after the trial started. Ryusaki and Souta were still trapped inside the cell while being watched by a man from the bandit group.Bookmark here

-Damn what are we going to do Ryusaki? The court must have already started the trial. (Souta)Bookmark here

-Be quiet you two! (bandit)Bookmark here

Damn it! I couldn't sleep through the night, thanks to this son of a bitch who snores in his s***. I can't believe it. (bandit)Bookmark here

Inside the room, a second man enters, speaks into the ear of the man who was watching them, and leaves.Bookmark here

-Ehhhhhhhh, by chance they are going to rob another store? (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-Shut up! (bandit)Bookmark here

-And they left only one person here, I think it's natural that the most useless member is left behind. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-Haaa! Don't worry about it, the place they went is not for stealing. (bandit)Bookmark here

-Yeah, I imagine, but I didn't know I needed as many people as bodyguards to go to the black market. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-Idiot. Of course you need to, that place is very dangerous even for the biggest in the business. (bandit)Bookmark here

-Hmmmmm, so you mean they really went to the black market? (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-Damn... cough cough, I don't know. I just replied that a lot of people were needed. Hahahahaha. (bandit)Bookmark here

In the court where the case against Maki-chan was taking place, Yosuke and Akemi were in the middle of an interrogation by one of the witnesses.Bookmark here

-You said you worked for twenty years as a janitor within the company, right? (Akemi)Bookmark here

-Who said that? (caretaker)Bookmark here

The janitor was a very old guy with a lot of shivering.Bookmark here

-You told us that. (Akemi)Bookmark here

-When did I say such a thing? (caretaker)Bookmark here

-Ten minutes ago. (Akemi)Bookmark here

-Lie. Ten minutes ago I was drinking water because I knew the trial was going to take a while and I couldn't leave when it started. (caretaker)Bookmark here

-Sir, but the trial started an hour ago. (Akemi)Bookmark here

Everyone was dead and completely tired of the janitor's delusions, even the judge and Akemi were extremely tired of always explaining the same thing to him.Bookmark here

-That's right, so you can continue. (caretaker)Bookmark here

-Very well, for this reason, you must be very familiar with the company's location and with the people... (Akemi)Bookmark here

-Why would I be? (caretaker)Bookmark here

-Because you worked on it for twenty years. (Akemi)Bookmark here

-Who??? (caretaker)Bookmark here

-My beloved saint! This will never end. (Yosuke)Bookmark here

Another person who was completely tired was the man watching Souta and Ryusaki.Bookmark here

-I do not believe that. (bandit)Bookmark here

-Very well your turn. (Souta)Bookmark here

-Hmmmmmm... TRICK! (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-What do you mean truco?! WE ARE PLAYING POKER! (Souta)Bookmark here

-FORGET IT, LIKE GUY**** ARE YOU PLAYING CARDS IN THIS SITUATION?! (bad guys)Bookmark here

-Huh? And what else can we do? (Souta)Bookmark here

-THIS IS NOT THE PROBLEM, WE REVIEW YOU. WHERE DID YOU GET A DECK OF CARDS? (bad guys)Bookmark here

-Hey, if we're playing cards now it means they didn't search properly. (Souta)Bookmark here

-Impossible, we took off all their clothes and left them only in their underwear, the only place possible... huuuuhhhhhhhhh. You couldn't be talking, that you got that out of... (bad guy)Bookmark here

-We actually found it on the side of that table. (Souta)Bookmark here

-AHHHHHHHHHH! SO WHY DID YOU TALK ABOUT THE MAGAZINE? IS THAT YOU! YOU TALKED TOO MUCH SO FAR. WHY ARE YOU SO QUIET NOW? (bandit)Bookmark here

-Actually I'm thinking... can this sequence? (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-WHERE THAT 3, 4 AND 6 IS A SEQUENCE?? AND FURTHER, THEY ARE ALL FROM DIFFERENT NIPES. AND THE LAST LETTER DOES NOT BELONG TO THIS DECK, IT IS A RED 6 OF THE ONE. (bandit)Bookmark here

-I see... UNO! (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-YOU ARE NOT PLAYING THIS GAME. (bandit)Bookmark here

Frankly because the leader had to punish me like that, spending an hour with these two is worse than being tortured. (bandit)Bookmark here

-Hey Ryu, do you really think your plan will work? (Souta)Bookmark here

An hour ago.Bookmark here

“-Hey Souta, I had a plan. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-To escape from here? (Souta)Bookmark here

-Yes. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-So tell me. (Souta)Bookmark here

-For some reason the guard seems quite tired, it seems he couldn't sleep properly because of something. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-And then... what's the plan? (Souta)Bookmark here

-We will stress him out and make him even more tired, to the point where his body will unconsciously put him to sleep. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-I get it, but how are we going to do that? (Souta)Bookmark here

-I don't know, do you know of something that stresses a lot and that you wish it wasn't near you because it is so irritating? (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

This couldn't be more specific. (Souta)Bookmark here

-Just... there naturally, I'll think of something. (Souta)”Bookmark here

-There is a good chance this will work, look! He has already started to fall asleep a little. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

The man was beginning to fall asleep, but the instant he went to sleep he woke up in despair. Until a moment he finally fell asleep.Bookmark here

-WAKE UP! WAKE UP! WAKE UP! THE PRISONERS RUN AWAY! WHAT ARE YOU DOING SLEEPING THERE!!! (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-WHICH? WHERE'D THEY GO?! (bandit)Bookmark here

-HAHAHAHAHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHAHH! Did you see his face Souta? Hahahahahahahahah! (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

I want to kill this brat! (Souta and bandit)Bookmark here

Back in court, where the lawyer trying to charge Maki-chan was talking to the witness.Bookmark here

-Sir, you told us that you contracted a hemorrhoid. (attorney)Bookmark here

-Yes, and what's wrong? (caretaker)Bookmark here

-This is a court on a corruption case. What the hell does your hemorrhoid have to do with it?! (attorney)Bookmark here

-It gave me shit. (caretaker)Bookmark here

-Sir, I believe this is diarrhea. (judge)Bookmark here

-No, it's just that every time I went to shit, blood came out of my... (caretaker)Bookmark here

-UUUGHHHHHHHH! (all)Bookmark here

-I'll throw up just imagining it. (person 1)Bookmark here

-Why man**** are they still asking questions to this old man?! (person 2)Bookmark here

-Someone please take him out of court, before I freak out!! (person 3)Bookmark here

-Silence! You know very well what the rules are to be followed! Although I also want him to leave... I mean... cough cough... although slow, his statement about the case is extremely important. (judge)Bookmark here

-Truth. (person 2)Bookmark here

-We're being very critical of him. (person 5)Bookmark here

-He's just someone who has suffered from age, we should be more understanding. (person 6)Bookmark here

-Yes! (person 7)Bookmark here

-Very well sir, you may continue. (judge)Bookmark here

-Who are you?! (caretaker)Bookmark here

Back to the cell where they were being held and watched by one of the bandits.Bookmark here

-Looks like he finally fell asleep. (Souta)Bookmark here

-BHMMMMB BHMM HB HB HMMMMMMM?! [Why did you tie a rope to my mouth?!] (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-I'll take it off if you promise me you won't do anything funny just because it would be funny. (Souta)Bookmark here

-BMM BHHHM BHMMM. [Okay, I promise.] (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-No, I do not believe. (Souta)Bookmark here

-BHMMMMMMMMMMMMM!? [What's up!?] (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

Souta ends up taking off Ryusaki's gag, even though he appears to be hesitant with this decision.Bookmark here

-Thanks. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-Very well, how are we going to get out of here now? (Souta)Bookmark here

-Here, take this. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

Ryusaki tosses Souta a small piece of iron with a handle.Bookmark here

-What is that? (Souta)Bookmark here

-Pull the handle. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

Souta does as Ryusaki asked and the iron expands to form a fighting staff.Bookmark here

-Where did you get that?! (Souta)Bookmark here

-I ended up seeing it at Maki's studio and decided to get it for myself. Cool huh?! (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

Have you caught a habit of stealing everything you see?Bookmark here

-What do I do with it? (Souta)Bookmark here

-Have you never watched a movie? You just get the key from the guard's pocket using this. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-And why didn't you do it instead of handing me the stick to do? (Souta)Bookmark here

-Do you really want me to do this? (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-No way! You would end up hitting him on purpose. (Souta)Bookmark here

-Then do it soon and stop complaining. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-Beauty. (Souta)Bookmark here

Souta stretches the bat close to the guard and starts trying to pull the keys, but he wasn't reaching right, it was very difficult for him until he accidentally misses and pokes the guard in the belly with the bat, making him start to open the eyes.Bookmark here

-Ahhhhhhhh. Do something Ryu! (Souta)Bookmark here

-Ehhhhhhhhh... “Nana, baby, Cuca is coming to pick up. Dad went to the farm, Mom went to work." (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

The thief slowly closed his eyes again, but not completely.Bookmark here

-To be continued! He is almost asleep. (Souta)Bookmark here

-There's nothing else, that was all. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-Which?! Invent anything. (Souta)Bookmark here

-Ehhhhhhhhh. I'm watching you, come sleep soon, what the hell am I singing? (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

-That was horrible... (Souta)Bookmark here

-Mom... (bad guy)Bookmark here

-He liked!! (Souta)Bookmark here

-Excellent! He fell asleep quickly picks up the key. (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

Souta finally manages to get the key to open the cell. He and Ryusaki escape from that room and run away. However, before leaving, Ryusaki starts checking some notes and a phone that was on a table.Bookmark here

-What are you doing, let's go! (Souta)Bookmark here

-I'm done. Let's go! (Ryusaki)Bookmark here

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