Chapter 25 Summary

Tuesday, April 5–Wednesday, April 6

Roberto is so lost in thought that he almost misses Wu approaching her building. As he watches, a dark-colored van pulls up next to her and a “devilishly huge beast” jumps out and grabs her. Roberto is horrified as he watches the woman struggle. She kicks the giant and it should have been an effective blow, but the man is unmoved. He slaps her hard enough that she falls to the ground, then he picks her up and heaves her into the van. As the vehicle takes off, Roberto finally unfreezes and gathers himself enough to follow. Inside the vehicle, Wu’s lip is bleeding and her nose is broken. She tries again to attack the giant blond man, but he is unmovable. He sits on her...

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