Home Run, Part II

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From an indistinguishable gap in the shadows and tin sheets came a young kid, filled with fear and chaos, running towards the three of them. They spread out to catch him.

‘Woah! Kid! Slow down’, said Jason as he grabbed him.

‘What’s up? Relax, you’re safe with us’, steadying the kid.

‘What was all that noise?’

‘They…they kil-‘ the kid started, before looking down at his feet, questioning his trust.

‘It’s alright, we got you. What happened?’

‘They’re dead.’