...gs," Rebecca said as the fox began
to skim some of the discovered papers over. "We just barely found them.
Believe me, I wouldn't try to brush any of this under the rug, but the boy
is skittish concerning these matters. He left the orphanage he'd been
staying with in San Flamingo, lived on the streets, after that. I believe
the only real stability he's had in his life has been here, he left because
he thought he would be forced to go anyway.""If you take him away from here...." Rebecca stopped at the agent's
freezing stare."Stability!" he snapped, finally betraying some anger, "_This_ is
stability?!" A disdainful arm swept the expanse of the room."Ms. Cunningham, my job is to make sure these children, the ones that
society has basically given up on or pushed to the side end up in good
homes with caring, attentive adults," Mr. Thomas scowled at Baloo, who
looked down, ashamed."All that's important is the happiness of the child. Obviously this boy
didn't feel welcome here, I really can't see any type of emotional ties,
so...thank you for wasting my time and now, this is no longer your problem.
Good night""Wait!!" Baloo's shout shook the windows. The other occupants of the
room froze. "N...