Thorn: Peach was good to you, right? The woman who took my place here?
Leif: She was okay . . . she didn’t speak any of the language. Why? Will she be coming back?
Thorn: It may be —
Birch (thinking): I will not get upset that Thorn is having fun with his loved one . . . I will not get upset that . . .
Thorn: — but, this time, to be a substitute for Birch.
Leif: Is he having an evaluation?
Thorn: No — it’s about his dear one.
She’s in the mine that collapsed — did you hear? He’s going to that place to help.