Chapter 5 page 12

Morio explains his position. It is clearly difficult for him, but he agrees to Emmie’s terms. Emmie looks down, slightly ashamed.
Morio: …But, I… live in this house, regardless.
I have all the space in this house, regardless.
It takes no effort for me to let you stay here. And I like having you here very much.
If you help me to clean and take care of the house, you are working.
I don’t think it’s fair for you to have to pay more, yet also have to do more work.
But if you want me to pay you less, I… think… I… can do that.
Emmie: …
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