Caine erupted in disbelieving laughter. “Yeah, that’ll do it. ‘I’m just a kid, Your Honor!’ Hah. They’ll have to find a few scapegoats, and guess who it will be? You and me, surfer boy. You and me.
Have you seen Sam?
it couldn’t last. Everyone was killing time. But if all they did was kill time, time would end up killing them.
Albert had created a currency based on gold bullets and McDonald’s game pieces. He’d wanted to call the currency something else, but no one remembered what. So, ‘Bertos they were, a play on “Albert,
And he thought of the two people who had held his job before him: Sam and Astrid. Both beaten into despair by trying to hold this group of kids together in the face of one disaster after another. Both of them now happy to let Edilio handle it.
We’re not going to give in. We’re going to fight.
Where are you going, Albert?
Today, each of you will make a decision,