Despicable We: Chapter 1A FEW DAYS LATERMore Like This
We return now to a familiar neighborhood. Remember that fountain?
Sure you do--that same little boy who had dropped his Strawberry Jelly
Bean Supreme cone is there again today.
The little boy (called Robert) was walking a little cautiously today. He
hadn't forgotten what happened the last time he was here. The red
balloon he carried bobbed nervously on its string. His brown eyes
shifted about the park; then, seeing no one suspicious, trotted past
Almost immediately, that same bald man with the striped scarf walked
right past him.
Wide-eyed and stifling a scream, Robert clutched his balloon in both
hands and froze, willing the figure to go away. The man turned a corner
and disappeared from sight. The kid looked to the ground and breathed
a sigh of relief.
"Oh hello, leetle bahloon boi!"
As if from nowhere, he reappeared again. The bald