"Don't hurt me, Brother," he warned. "Shut up. I'm not going to hurt you. I'm going to teach you to walk."
"The knowledge that Doodle's and my plans had come to naught was bitter, and that streak of cruelty within me awakened. " The brother was caught between getting Doodle or running because he was annoyed.
I began to weep, and the tear-blurred vision in red before me looked very familiar. "Doodle!" I screamed above the pounding storm and threw my body to the earth above his.