It was afternoon when Koume finished her job. She had done some work for the weapon department and just said goodbye to Taira before leaving. On her way out, she noticed Joshua. He seemed to be on his way to Mikokage's office and she was proven right when he knocked on her door.
“Don't bother.” Koume said to the Bishie Priest. “They just left for a meeting.”
“Our spouse did. Taira said it could take a while.”
“Ah, that's too bad. I guess I will consult her later.” He paused, and then turned to face Koume. “Wait... Did he tell you about us?”
“About Mikokage-sama and you?” A smile played around Koume's lips. “I've seen the way you look at each other. It wasn't hard to figure out. When I asked my husband, he didn't deny it. But don't worry, your secret is safe with me.”
“I'm glad we can count on your discretion.”
She looked straight at Joshua. “Just promise me one t