Jennifer shook her head slightly. “The bats, he told me, were his army of some sort. I don’t think they transform the way he did. They’re just some regular bats he trained after the city Magnus became deserted.”
Becky let out her breath. “I sure hope so…”
Nobody said a word for a long moment. They kept their heads down and moved in silence on the grassy side of the road until a loud sound startled them, coming from somewhere behind.
Mark looked back just as a blur rushed past him and the group, so fast that it made his eyes crossed.