***The Soul Deal Part 2: The Prince of Darkness (4)***
Some Time Ago
As soon as they saw the sign indicating the name of the village they were traveling to, Tino smiled and ran ahead, eager to see the market place below from the top of the hill. He turned around to face the others and called to Berwald, "Can you believe it? I never thought we would ever see this place again!"
Berwald sighed as he made his way up the hill to catch up, "And I never wanted to see this place again."
"You've been here before?" Emil inquired, looking up at his Swedish friend.
" Yeah," Berwald nodded grimly, "A long time ago."
"Why so glum?" Matthias chuckled, "Tino seems happy."
"Tino's always happy," Lukas pointed out indifferently.
"This village just brings back bad memories," Berwald answered vaguely.
"This is where you two lived before we met," Emil guessed, to which Berwald nodded slightly.
"Look, Berwald," Tino exclaimed from the hilltop, pointing a finger across the village, "There's the boys' home!"