June 5, 0808 WG*
Luffy walked along the pier, heading back to his ship. The day was warm but a light breeze tousled his hair and kissed his long blue earrings, making them swing slightly. He sensed someone approaching at a run and turned with a smile to see Ann dodging between sailors and townsfolk. He stopped and waited for her to catch up.
"What's up, Ann?" he asked when she stopped next to him, breathing hard from her sprint. She straightened up and leveled him with a stern expression, her green eyes glittering with intensity. Oh this was not going to be good. Luffy braced himself for whatever she had to say.
"Ji-kun, do you remember when I asked you about "banging" four years ago?" she asked.
Luffy blinked as he processed her question, shifting through his memories for the conversation she was talking about. When he finally recalled it, a little bit of color entered his cheeks. Was she going to as