Klip ran as fast as he could, chased by the Huffing Man. The man was the leader, so Klip decided he should be first.
The boy slid beneath the porch and scrambled under the house and out the other side. The Huffing Man tried to follow but was too big and was soon stuck.
Several children bashed in his head and watched as his body quivered before becoming still. They cheered, but the celebration was short-lived.
Klip came around from the rear of the house. “Drag the body to the barn,” he ordered, “while I go get another grown-up.”