TL - Chapter 18: Wu Yu 03 (3)
It was pitch black ahead, and I could only see the shadow of the man turning into an alley. Using all of my strength, I sprinted into the alley and yelled, “Stop!” However, the man turned a deaf ear and ran even faster with the child on his shoulder. He did not care at all if the child would become unwell from all the shaking. That was when I became more convinced that the man was up to no good.
This alley surrounded by old abandoned houses was narrow and littered with trash, which hindered my pursuit. Just as we were around ten meters apart, the child suddenly woke up and let out a shrill cry, giving the man a shock. I took the opportunity to grab a rotten bench from the ground and threw it at his back. He stumbled after getting hit, allowing me to grab his nape after leaping forward.
Right then, I heard from behind me the delicate sound of someone gasping for air and soft footsteps. It’s her, she came after us.
The man was surprisingly able. I reached out to grab the child b…