I nodded and gripped her hand tighter as her own grip began to fail. She looked over as the cop car slammed to a halt in the road. Her eyes were wild and pleading. "Go, baby. I love you."
"Mom..." I just couldn't. I know I should go, but I just couldn't leave her there.
Her eyes began to roll a little and her breath shuddered in her throat. She looked at me once more, a tear sliding the slowest I'd seen one fall down her cheek. "Never...stop...running."