WITHOUT THINKING, MAXZYNE unfurls the reins and slaps them across Caesar’s back. Just as she’d seen Rico do, she digs her heels into the horse’s broad sides and yells, “C’mon, Caesar. We’re out of here!”
Behind her, Rico makes a clicking noise with his tongue, and the horse takes off. They sail past Officer Logan, who leans in to reach for the reins but comes up empty.
“You can’t get away with this, kids. The whole force will be looking for you, mark my words,” he bellows. “I’m warning you. Don’t go looking for trouble on festival night. I’m coming for you!”
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