what are you doing to me?
Yoo Rae!” Cap’s voice barked out over the newsroom and she tried not to wince.
She rose to her feet and picked up her phone to stick in her pocket. She bent
over and looked at Ha-Myung with a bit of desperation.
me pretending to be a source if I’m not back in five minutes.”
nodded solemnly and looked faintly concerned. “Is this about your section interview?”
didn’t tell him.”
is going to kill you.”
the phone call in five minutes.” She patted him on the shoulder before making
her way back to Cap’s office. Yoo-Rae kept her eyes wide and her expression
innocent when she closed the door. She snapped a perfect salute. “Yes, Cap!”
was not amused and she struggled not to grin. “Why is the director over the
entertainment division calling me about you? She said you interviewed with her
for the open reporter position on her team.”
of her very nice ladies is going on maternity leave. They need the position
filled while she’s gone. I like entertainment news so I offered to transfer. We
did the interview over dinner last night. Did you know, I might get to interview
all sorts of celebrities? She says I have the right look.”
His face was turning very red. “I’m denying the transfer.”
Yoo-Rae tilted her head and prepared to show it what it was like to be on the
other end of her questioning. She was better at this than Ha-Myung. He’d be
better if he took cues from his wife. Choi In-Ha was really good at
need you here.”
you don’t. If you needed me, you would treat me better. You would choose my
items. You would stop giving my items to Ha-Myung when you do choose them. It’s
been like that for two years.”
gaped at her. She smiled sweetly back. “Do you have no loyalty?”
smile faded and she let her arms fall to her sides. It turned out she didn’t
need Ha-Myung to fake a call for her. It was time to walk out. “Do you even
know who you’re talking to?”
got to the door when he blurted. “I like you.”
paused with her hand against the door, ready to push it open. She half turned
and wondered if she looked as confused as she felt. She’d suspected of course. He’d helped
her sleep off way too much alcohol in the reporter room on several occasions.
She was adorable and quirky and even though he refused to acknowledge it, she
was incredibly good at her job.
just yelled at her a lot.
of her favs ever yelled at her. It was annoying and she didn’t like it. He would have to stop that if he liked her.
don’t even know what it means to like someone like me.” She crossed her arms
under her chest and gave him all of her attention. “Do you think being sasaeng
just disappears overnight? Do you know what could happen if I liked you back?”
“Agree to the transfer.” She walked out.