7 a.m. DR. KIM enters his walk-in closet, where he picks out a lavender necktie purchased by his wife over the weekend.
10 a.m. CHAIRMAN OATCAKE is delighted to read the pro-ministry drivel being spouted by the LAGOS ORACLE.
1 p.m. CHESTER calls the LAGOS PLAIN DEALER from a city pay phone. He leaves a message.
9 a.m. DR. KIM arrives at work to find CHESTER waiting in his office. CHESTER tries to appeal to DR. KIM’s softer side, telling him a story about a sick child in a nearby village.
12 p.m. CHAIRMAN OATCAKE, while devouring his lunch, calls DR. KIM into his office. “You’re doing a great job, KIM,” says OATCAKE, smacking on a mouthful of egg salad.
3 p.m. LAGOS PLAIN DEALER reporter checks his voicemail, hears a news tip that CHAIRMAN OATCAKE is attempting to brainwash DR. KIM.
8:30 a.m. DR. KIM, on his drive to work, is rerouted because of road construction. He is sent through a poor village, where he sees a young girl coughing in the street.
10 a.m. DR. KIM wonders where CHESTER could be. Never before has he been late to work.
4:58 p.m. CHAIRMAN OATCAKE, sweating profusely, walks by DR. KIM’S office. “Where have you been?” KIM asks. “And have you seen CHESTER?”
9 a.m. CHAIRMAN OATCAKE tells DR. KIM that CHESTER is taking a brief vacation — “somewhere tropical,” OATCAKE says.
1 p.m. CHAIRMAN OATCAKE returns to the gloomy dungeon under the ministry, where he continues to interrogate CHESTER about what he knows about OATCAKE’S operation.
5:15 p.m. DR. KIM, frustrated with the still-under-construction roadway, drives through the village where he saw the young girl coughing.
2:11 a.m. DR. KIM awakens with a jolt. The girl in his nightmare was the one from the village.
9 a.m. DR. KIM arrives to work, where he finds CHAIRMAN OATCAKE with a cast on his right arm. “What happened to you?” KIM asks. “Slipped and fell,” OATCAKE responds.
5 p.m. LAGOS PLAIN DEALER reporter decides to stay late — he must finish his story in time for Sunday’s paper.
10:30 a.m. DR. KIM goes to the mall with his wife, who, every time she disappears, seems to return with an armful of neckties.
12 p.m. DR. KIM and his wife have lunch at Kentucky Fried Chicken, where the couple shares a boneless bucket.
9 p.m. LAGOS PLAIN DEALER reporter turns in his story. “Nice work,” his editor says.
10 a.m. LAGOS PLAIN DEALER story outs CHAIRMAN OATCAKE and his oppressive friends.
1 p.m. DR. KIM informs the ministry that he has resigned. On Monday, he plans to visit the village where he saw the young girl coughing. “Hopefully it’s not just a cold,” KIM thinks to himself. “I want my first case back to be a good one.”
3 p.m. DR. KIM, for some reason at a rainy train station, runs into CHESTER. “How was the vacation?” KIM asks his assistant. “Vacation? I was kidnapped by OATCAKE all week!” “Oh,” KIM responds. “That would explain your black eye.”