whirled around when Allys screamed out his name, opening her car
door and rushing out onto the sidewalk as fast as she humanly
could. “John!” She yelled, as she started running towards him.
looked confused, stopped in his tracks, as if she was a mirage.
And that was
when Allys saw the black car, pulling over the corner, the
familiar car that wasn’t supposed to be there.
“No…” She could
feel her breath leave her lungs, as the shock and fear rushed
down her spines and stopped her right on her tracks. “It can’t
even more confused now, his eyes squinting as if he could make
out what was going on.
He didn’t even
notice the black car stopping behind him. He didn’t even notice
the doors slowly opening from their cracks. He didn’t even see
the yakuza pouring themselves out of the car.
And all that
she could do was stare at them with breathless fear, her body
almost twitching from the adrenaline rush scare.
all that John could say, confused, not sure about what he would
screamed as she pulled John towards the car. John looked
confused still, until he looked back and saw them, the black
suit gang, starting to run towards them. “Damn it!” She yelled
in anger as they reached the car. “Those bastards were following
me! I thought I had lost them! They knew I’d take them to you!”
with a confident smile, Toni was trying to play it as cool as
she could. “Need a lift?” She smiled as they both piled inside
the car, stumbling onto the seats.
“Go, go, go!”
Allys screamed at the top of her lung, as the car screeched on
and she looked back to see the yakuza distancing themselves
further and further, until they were just little specks in her
Letting out a
heavy sigh, Allys looked back at John, who was sprawled out on
the backseat, trying to get up to a sitting position. “Are you
alright?” She asked.
to you.” He smiled up at her.
And for a
moment, they stood like that.
Yet she knew
that they couldn’t stay like that for long.
drop point with Dante?” Allys asked, as Toni made a corner.
“Some place on
10th street.” She replied. “He should have our
passports and tickets ready.”
relief.” John said, as he slowly sat up.
Maybe she would
beat her vision this time, maybe she could beat her fate.