Bikky turned down the narrow alleyway on his way home from school. He had long ago gave up riding the bus home after the first few bad confrontations he had with some of the stoners on the bus. He stuffed his hands into his coat pockets, double checking his portable CD player. He stared straight ahead, music blaring from his headphones.
The blond boy turned down yet another alleyway. He knew almost all the short-cuts in the town, and knew which alleyways to avoid. He'd be home to Ryo's apartment shortly. He already had plans to go check on the puppy hidden from Ryo in the parking lot building. He knew Ryo would say no to keeping the pup, so Bikky did the next best thing: hide it somewhere. Luckily, the apartment building, being one of the best in the city, had a building for parking located behind the actual building. This gave plenty of room to build the dog a shelter out of view.
When Bikky arrived at the apartment he went straight to the parking lot. He saw Ryo's car as he climbed the steeply ascending grounds. He also saw a strange man standing by Ryo's car. Bikky stopped and turned to look at the guy, obviously trying to get into Ryo's car. The guy looked familiar. Bikky had seen him around the apartment loitering.
"Hey!" Bikky yelled. The guy looked up at Bikky, staring him straight in the eye. "Are you an acquiantance of this cop?" The guy responded. Upon hearing this, Bikky froze. He remembered what the latest news in the police station has been about. The cop killer. Bikky turned to run back towards the entrance, only to find two more men approaching him. He was trapped...