HTR: Season Opening Ceremony
“There is someone you want to kill at any cost. It does not matter the motive behind it. For instance, it could be that person killed your lover, or your objective is that person’s assets. Either way, you have to kill that person no matter what. Now then, what would you do?”
The job applicants all together were dumbfounded at the interviewer’s wild question. They are clad in new suits without one wrinkle in them and have their backs perfectly straight, but their mouths are wide open in shock.
What did he say just now? Kill someone? I misheard, right? Everyone there thought that.
“If it was you, how would you kill someone?” The interviewer repeated back. It seems they did not mishear him.
How would you kill someone, he says? I can’t think of it. I shouldn’t think of it. If he had seriously thought of doing such a thing, right now he would not be at an interview but in prison.
Saitou eagerly forces his not-working mind to work and thought. What is the purpose of this question? What is being asked?