Shirogane is in a temper with Kou and it pushes him to be a lot more forthright with Akira than he has, heretofore. Akira decides he’s all right with this. Set in the loose vicinity of issue 27.
Shirogane stalked down the street, cataloging all the things he was going to do to that insolent sprout of a rei, Kou, just as soon as the current situation had been settled.
Surely Ryuuko wouldn’t begrudge him. Kou learning some respect could only be beneficial to all concerned.
"Um. Shirogane? Could I have a shadow back?"