Chapter 3 – Shelter
"I'm surprised this kid is even still alive." Hayate heard someone speaking as he opened his eyes with bright lights shining in his face. He squinted his eyes for this was the first time he could remember seeing this much light. His eyes were not used to it yet, plus he experienced much pain each time he flicked his eyelids. He decided to just keep them closed for now.
"Where am I now?" He thought to himself. "Am I dead?"
"Things still don't look good." He heard the voice. "He's still hanging on by a thread. Whoever did this left him to die, for sure. Where did you find him again?"
Hayate then heard another voice speak. "Just on the outskirts of the Schwarzwald."
"The Black Forest?"
"Yeah, he was pretty banged up."
"Pretty banged up? Let me show you his X-Rays."
Hayate heard no voice but only the rattling of paper. Then the first voice spoke again.
"Six fractured ribs, Here, his jaw is completely shattered. Internal bleeding and bruises on the abdominal area