Mynarski Forest Official Vintage Archive
I wanted Liska to eventually discover Skippy's show of affection towards her in part because it deepens their relationship, but mostly because it's horrible that she should have that sort of leverage over him. It really is his fault anyways for thinking he could get away with such a thing for very long.
Skippy almost manages to save himself, but then characteristic aplomb makes one little mistake that makes everything a whole lot worse. She basically owns him at this point...