He stepped into the shadows as the police cruiser drove by. They hadn’t stopped looking for him since it happened. Security footage would show that he had nothing to do with the death, but they looked for him anyway. He was there. He had answers to the questions they had.
He stopped at an abandoned car and looked at himself in the side mirror. It was a failure looking back at him. With a snarl, he pulled off one of his nipples, and shattered the mirror with it.
Never again would he fail to protect someone.