Ray stared at his reflection in the bathroom mirror with sadness in his eyes, covered with a radish headpiece he had worn for all 16 years of his life. Ever since he was born, life had been hard to Ray and this day would be like any other. Today was the day of the wedding, the start of a marriage that would hopefully unite the two cities as one; Sus Puk and Sauce Park. He could hear his parents yelling upstairs, screaming at each other for some unknown reason. He knew that within a few minutes, his mother would be stabbing his father with a pair of scissors and he'd have to hide before she found him.
Brushing back his black curls, Ray suddenly heard a soft pattering that was coming from outside. He ran to the bathroom window, unlatching the gold lock. Ray tilted his head to see a person standing below, his hands full of small stones. "Swews?" Ray opened the window further so he could freely talk with the boy. Though they were to be wed that very afternoon, there was no sp