In the midst of autumn, the track team talks about a student who made a comeback after suffering the same injury as Akira. On the way home, Akira walks pass Haruka who is taking shelter from the rain. Unable to approach Akira, Haruka makes a drastic move. Meanwhile, Kondo realizes his feelings for novels after a talk with Chihiro. Akira and Kondo. Who will take a step forward in this muddy path?