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Street Scum Chap. 2
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The two teenagers bound by their lonely life, walked along the slime covered sidewalk, looking for things to furnish their new home. They would need sleeping material, cardboard or paper to burn, and a clean aluminum can, but something they would not need was covering to keep the rain off of them, for the building's roofs over hung the space.
Drina, eyes sharp spotted a flash of metal on the side of a building and ran to it. She found that it was a large can, the kind that they put a lot of beans or chili in. She walked back to Alex and showed him the aluminum container.
"We can cook and boil water in here." she explained to his confused expression.
They trotted onward, remembering the way back. Alex's eyes widened in surprise there was a pile of blankets on the side of the road. He ran to the pile but instead of blankets it was a boy with a blanket or two. A boy about his age, shivering from the cold. He looked up at Alex, fear in his eyes. Drina caught up to Alex and she raised