Amias took Ariel & Jeremiah around a corner. Suddenly, a group of rebels came racing toward them. Ariel froze. Amias slipped Jeremiah off his shoulders & into Ariel's arms. "Alright, guys." He started to explain. One of the soldiers came up & punched him in the face. The other 2 stood back & stared, unsure of what to do. Amias took the punch & leaned forward. He touched his jaw gingerly then smiled. "Well, if that's the way it has to be."