Under Wraps Part 19Under Wraps Part 19Under Wraps Part 19 by CarnalClown
As predicted, the ride home was cramped, silent, and highly uncomfortable. The group would have been at each other’s throats if Leo had decided to keep driving instead of stopping close to a truck stop. Only Luke was able to take money and go inside the place and gather things and food. In the van, Donatello was treating Raph’s wound, doing his best to change out the gauze and stop the bleeding. For once, his brother was cooperative and relaxing against the front of the van.
Michelangelo was outside the car stretching his legs with Bethany, who anxiously awaited her son’s return. She kept peering at the store out in the distance and the many restaurants surrounding it. Hopefully her boy could find most if not everything on the list plus food. The two of them quietly talked about nothing in particular, but it helped ease the pain of recent events. Audrey and Sophia were both out and pacing around the van, keeping watch. Neither spoke, but occasional
Under Wraps Part 18Under Wraps Part 18Under Wraps Part 18 by CarnalClown
The group had no choice but to move that morning. Raphael heard shouting a few tunnels away and he awakened everyone, save for Sophia, who he'd been talking to all night. She had been pretty silent after hearing his story, as Raph predicted, but she did not seem to fear him. It was odd. Most women would flee from a rapist, but she was a little different. Perhaps it was because he rescued her.
All internal conflicts aside, Leo and Raph led the forefront of the group while Mikey brought up the rear with Sophia. Daniel assisted Donatello with walking and Bethany with Luke following close behind. Kerrigan held the baby boy close to her chest as she tried to keep up with Daniel. Audrey and Julie each held a weapon and were ready to shoot anyone who got in the way of the group. Daniel made sure to properly show them how to use the guns. They felt pretty comfortable carrying them, even though Julie was hesitant at first. According to Sophia, who had the most knowledge of t