The Orange Houses Chapter 17
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- At the Vet hospital, fifteen days before the hanging, Jimmi wonders what the world will be like without Joe—he just can't imagine it.
not on drugs anymore, but he wishes he were since he feels so lost and empty.
- He looks
up and sees Fatima and Mik waving to him. They offer him a hot shower and some
food, but he knows Mik's mom won't approve.
worry, Mik says, she's at work.
realizes he's never heard Mik talk so much, and tells her she's got a nice
- He asks
them what they're working on, and they say "nothing."
- Then Jimmi
skates away from them, out of the sunlight.