Fox Face [Chapter 8]Fox Face [Chapter 8] by kalsagnia
Victor was surprised to see Chase actually turn up to school on time the following morning. More than that, even. Chase was early. And Chase was never early. Straight away Victor felt a spark of worry and he speed walked over to his friend.
“Geez Chase, did someone light your bed on fire?” He asked in a light voice, trying to hide his concerns behind humour. “You’re never this early!”
Chase glanced up at him, and he looked so tired and exhausted and pale that it broke Victor’s heart. There wasn’t even the faintest flicker of a smile on his face.
“Victor…” he said, and stepped closer, dropping forward to rest his forehead against the taller boy’s chest. “…Something happened last night”.
Victor became tense. Had Chase attacked someone else? Had he…had he done worse than that?
“What?” He asked, swallowing heavily.
His arms remained limp by his sides, despite knowing that