Kay watched Elvis, Laser Boy and those tall purple guys disappear behind them. Lisa was gripping her shoulder hard. She took her hand in hers and moved it off of her shoulder. Lisa breathed again.
“Sorry… Are they going to be okay? That was that Fact Checker guy, but he was purple…”
“I don’t know sweetie. We have to keep going though. Elvis… They would want us to get this part done. They’re tough.”
“Not really all that tough.”
“Yeah. Not so tough.”
The cart tore through the Science Wheel and onto a fast tube in the axel. Kay tried to open a channel to Syrge, but he told her he was busy and he’d call her back. Kay sat down in the pilot seat and looked down at Lisa, sitting on the floor with her knees pulled up and her arms wrapped around them. Kay put her hand on top of her head and lightly caressed her scalp.
“If we went back… They would be really mad…” said Kay.
“Don’t go back. Those fuckers will kick his ass.”
“Yeah. They will.