Max if the kicker because he is sad his mom is dead. And Kevin is there with his cruches ordering people around, and for some reason Max doesn't kick or punch Kevin like he does all the other kids .
Kevin has died. I'm sorry Max
Kevin and the Fair Gwen move into the duplex across the street. And Max sees the Freak kid from daycare. so he goes over to his house but keeps his distence only to be spotted by Kevin (Freak) and yelled at.
what you doing these days?
Nothings a drag kid.
Kevin and Max go on one of there many quests as Freak the Mighty. This quest was to return a purse to a damsel in distress named Loretta Lee how they will soon know as a damsel who causes distress.
Loretta talks to Max and tells him he needs to do something instead of doing nothing even if he is sad Kevin is dead.