|Some Child's Parent|
|Rōmaji||Hito no ko no oya|
|Release Date||February 23rd, 1994 (Tankōbon Release)|
|Corresponding Episodes|| Episode 17 |
|Monthly Afternoon||Issue 1993-09|
|← Chapter 46||Chapter 48 →|
Reiko and Kuramori discuss the human grieving process, while Kuramori threatens to kill Reiko's child. Reiko quickly stabs Kuramori in the back and through the chest, rescuing her son, surprising both Kuramori and herself. As Shinichi walks up to Reiko, she states that she believes humans and parasites to of the same species and that the humans need to play nice. Just then Detective Hirama and the rest of his task force surround Reiko and Shinichi.