They set out the next morning and the man tries to get the boy to talk. The boy, still upset about the thief, says he's trying to make conversation. The man hears the earth rumble and thinks about the past and what's ahead in the future, what's coming for them. The man goes through their cans of food once more to toss whatever seems like it might be rotten. They make their way into a town and as they're pushing the cart through some back streets, the man is shot in his leg by an arrow. He covers the boy and shoots a flare at a man with a bow, who is standing inside a window of one of the houses. He and the boy hear the man with the bow scream. The man tells the boy to stay put while he runs inside. He finds a woman holding the man who had the bow, who may be alive or he may be dead. The woman curses the man, but the man asks the
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