Edward Nygma grinned. "Yep! This is going to be great, Heckie! And look," he dug around in the fluorescent green backpack he'd brought with him, "we won't go hungry! I brought gummy worms!" Hector Donavan clapped his hands and bounced up and down happily. "Yay!"
Eddie's grin widened and he impulsively hugged the boy before ripping open the bag of candy and handing a gummy worm to Hector. Shoving the treat into his mouth, the boy sighed contentedly and sat down on the curb. Eddie sat as well, wrapping an arm around Hector's shoulders. The boy looked ahead of them, smile faltering slightly. "There sure are a lot of people here " he murmured uneasily. "Maybe we should've left earlier " Eddie squeezed his shoulder and gave him another gummy worm.
"Don't worry, it'll be morning before you know it and the line will go fast!" Hector nodded, smile growing again. "You're right!" Eddie grinned back, rummagin