By Rita Feutl
Nick simply desires to change the television his sister by chance broke sooner than their foster mom and dad discover. To pay off the debt, the sixteen-year-old has to scouse borrow motorcycles, holiday them down and rebuild them to promote. however the debt and the violence continue to grow. Even Nick’s personal liked fixed-gear bike—the fixie he equipped together with his dad—is up for grabs.
Should Nick recruit more youthful “runts” to do his soiled paintings? should still he have the ability to offer again the motorbike of the lovable lady on the diner now that he kind of likes her? and the way can Nick safeguard his little sister from the creepy man with the colors?
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Then they stop moving. Is this the meeting place Trevor talked about? Or are they getting rid of Danny here? I fight my pedals to ride slowly down the hill, careful not to make any noise. Halfway down, I see a Grand Cherokee illuminated in Trevor’s headlights. I freeze. It’s the same Grand Cherokee that Shades drives. The same one that drove beside me and Katie that day. I get off my bike and watch the figures below. Shades steps forward into the headlights. He’s carrying a briefcase. Trevor kills the headlights and gets out of the van.
Fine. Seven fifty,” Trevor says finally. He digs into his pocket and throws the money on the counter. A quarter rolls onto the floor and into the darkness. “But I want you to get me that Yeti platform. Soon. ” I find a tire lever and go to work. It bothers me that I’m pulling these tires off for so little money. It bothers me that I owe so much money. But what bothers me the most? The fact that Trevor just called me a runt. Chapter Eight I’d planned to give Dwayne the seven fifty, but he leaves with Trevor.
Radler holds the screen door open for me. As I walk in, Mrs. Radler brings a tray into the living room. It’s piled with buns. “We had pulled pork for dinner. These are still warm. ” Kris is my social worker. I haven’t seen him since the week after Katie and I moved in here. He’s tall and skinny, and he does that thing where he hangs on to your hand for an extra half second when he shakes it. Then he stares at you, forever, like he’s trying to see inside you. It’s beginning to piss me off. I pull my hand away.