Suddenly machine guns appeared in the hands of each of the men and women in the bleachers above them. And the weapons in Jason and Boston’s hands disappeared. They looked around in surprise. For the first time, Jason felt defenseless. …It was too dangerous for Boston to be here.
“I’ll stall him while you get away,” he said.
“I’m not going to tell you again! Either we get out of here together or we die together,”Boston said with such finality that it awoke the first desire Jason had for living since viewing the video clip of his father’s murder.