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As Robbie pushes himself up the stony slope, powering his steps with will more than
with strength, a rock not much bigger than a marble rolls under his heel, and he slides.
Clumps of earth and rocks clatter away from his feet, rattling down and down as if to
emphasize just how far he’s going to fall.
And then James grabs him, stopping his downward slide. He slips his arm around Robbie
and pulls him in tight, steadying him. “You’re okay,” he says calmly. “I’ve got you.”