39: Let Go, Hold On (Part 2 of 2)
17 August 2017, Thursday, Evening.
Chie had spent the afternoon resting easy in the knowledge that she had little to fear anymore from Yousuke's feelings about Souji, but she decided long before dinner that it would be best if she didn't leave Kuma's feelings to chance. She knew that Kuma had an even more special bond with Souji than Yousuke did, and she didn't want to make the same mistake with Souji as she had with Nanako. Kuma would want to see Souji, would want to rekindle whatever lapsed emotions she had for their old leader, and Chie didn't think it right for her or anyone to stand in the way of that.
So once she got home, she had asked Kuma to dress up for dinner. The girl hadn't needed much convincing, or even a reason; she'd been pretty bored of late, with the exception of her yukata expeditions. So she dressed in a cute, flouncy blouse and a flowy, pleated skirt that made her look a little like an anime