“Ben crawled towards the window, being careful to not knock anything over with his crutch. But behind him came the shattering, crunching sound of breaking glass. Peter turned to him, his eyes wide. Ben looked to see what he had knocked over and broken: nothing. They looked at each other in confusion.

Voices yelling outside.

“Did you hear that?”


“Check the house.”

Footsteps running towards the house…”

Hope in Ruins Chapter 20: Astrid and Viola. Find out now if Ben and Peter make it out.