They’re not close as two people should be in this situation. But
he guessed it doesn’t really matter now as he watches the
other man crumple to the floor like a bloodied tissues. Looking
like a man who has lost everything in one go. He feels like,
he knows what it’s like to have a hole punched into your heart
and have all your hope bleed out. Eli isn’t going to let it stay
that way. Taking two steps at a time, he tosses his shield to
the ground and rips his mask off. No, they’re not going to be
two heroes wallowing in their woes tonight.
His arm wraps around Matt’s shoulders to pull him tight against
his chest as he sits on the cold ground of the alley. “I’m sorry,”
He is. “I’m sorry, Matt.”
Tonight they’re two friends sharing the strife life and fate as
pressed upon them.
leather of his costume. “I got you.”