public transportation, the punchline to one of the many dry jokes the city liked to tell, one that royce didn’t find funny in the slightest. it’s necessary however. with the ploy already in motion and a getaway vehicle coming with far too much risk, he’d need to be swift on foot. and with the moon mere days away, it was easy enough to do. he’s minding his own business to the best of his ability when that periodic SCREAMING begins again, and it is a true weapon of mass destruction when his hearing is so sensitive. it feels as though there are daggers being rammed into his ears. he turns in the direction of the calamity with the intent of cursing out the offender’s parents when wide eyes brimming with tears meet his own. in his best opening approach, he smiles. it’s mostly parted lips and gleaming teeth, but it’s the best he can do in the midst of GOING DEAF.
Do NOT pay your insurance until you try this.