June 14, 11:15 am, Tokyo, Japan
Sakura took a deep breath. She needed to be calm. She needed to be focused. This Ms. Kang lady was just trying to get under her skin.
"Second time?" Sakura started.
"Oh come on now," said Ms. Kang. "No need to pretend. I know it was you there at Neurix, pretending to be one of our staff. Right after Jason left the group too. Very sneaky of you."
The problem was that even if Sakura knew Ms. Kang was trying to knock her off balance, there was nothing she could do to stop her. After all, what could she do against the truth?
Wait. She could do what she always did.
Lean into the truth.
"How are you speaking Japanese?" Sakura asked casually. "Last time I saw you, you needed a translator."
"So we're dropping the ignorance now?" Ms. Kang asked back. "Very decisive. I think we have that in common, Ms. Watanabe."
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