Voices | OVERHEARD

Sinister shades

Woman wearing dark sunglasses on a cellphone: I’m not coming back. Put the bags in the trunk. … You know what to do, right? I’m not coming back. … Alright … it’s an order. I’m leaving this to you.

Aux Bacchanales, Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by a Japan Times On Sunday reader

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