The last three months felt like hell to Kaiko-san. She has been beavering away at her work, and saving every yen she earned. Her husband borrowed a lot of money a while back, and then slipped off quietly, leaving Keiko with the debt. For one month, she prayed she could meet him one more time so she could lay into him for such foolishness. Then she met with the loan company and they arrived at an agreement about how fast to pay back the money. Now, all she wants to do is pay back the money.