Chapter 10: Get Off the Roof


“Hey!” Kwok shouted. “Get back here!”

The stairs in this building were a lot like the ones in the building next door–narrow and steep. I gasped for air as I turned every corner. I could hear Kwok’s European shoes slapping the concrete several paces behind me. But I was faster, and at my speed, I was steadily widening the gap.

I tried to think fast and devise a plan to get out, but any way I thought about it, I was still trapped. Once I got to the roof, I’d be fair game. I just hoped I was good enough at running to tire him out before it got to that. Continue reading