Tame the Ghosts In My Head
If Jenner noticed the slower pace Gunner had set he didn’t say a thing about it. He wanted to go faster, but he knew it was better for him to not. He needed to stay alive for a while longer and forcing himself to go and keep going was not going to make that possible.
As the makeshift building came into view, Jenner withdrew his knife. Were they friend or foe, he didn’t know. A call went up from the small establishment that there were intruders. Gunner replied that they were just traveling and that they had escaped from the Capitol. Jenner watched to people warily.
As much as he hated to admit it, Jenner knew they needed help and there was no one else in sight. He didn’t want to fight these people, he wasn’t sure if he could actually kill any of them if need be. No, he knew he could; it was just a matter of if wanted to or not and that it probably wouldn’t take very long to overwhelm and kill him. He still wasn’t sure about them though, but he had to trust someone, so why not them?
His grip tightened on the knife but he called out wearily, “Please, we just need a safe place to stay for a bit. A night at most.”
And some food, but he wasn’t about to make demands. He had to feel these people out first before he made any more requests.That Run Wild and Wish Me Dead