The next morning
,Sachi visits the Camellia pub. She lies to be honestthe owners, saying that someone will come to repay her husband's debts. But no such person exists. All the while wishing that she could "melt away like ice cream."
saw justsoldiers owneron at the pub. And then ,who should appear bats,but... herHer husband ., Halfhalf hiding his face, and then all the bubpropogiries,an older bar proprietress. theThe woman officeofferes to pay back a pushportion of Sachi's husband's debts.
Sachi decides to pay the rest back by working at the pub. Her natural cheer soon makes
aher popular among the customers. However, her real reason for working at the pub is the hope that by doing so, she can sometimes see her husband. Sachi finds happiness andin being able to turn home with her husband after work.
However, her husband is
toolmentedtormented by the fear lackinglurking in his heart. "Men only know unhappiness," he says.
"Men only know unhappiness. We're always fighting fear."