...m smile, and her grabbed her by the shoulders. It's just
like on LYOKO, he instructed her with a wink. His comment
apparently confused her even more; so he just tossed his board on the
ground and hopped on it. Her eyes lit up in understanding, and he
flew out of the door followed closely by his love. As they flew
towards the tree line, Jeremie felt something hit his shield and
heard the report of a rifle. His eyes widened. They wanted him,
dead or alive. He felt a second hit, and his shield issued a chirp,
indicating that it was nearly depleted. A third shot impacted his
shield and the protective layer fizzled into nonexistence. He turned
to Aelita who was now next him, and noticed that they were now
passing trees. He opened his mouth to speak but cried out in pain as
a fourth shot tore through his shoulder and knocked him off balance.Jeremie!
Aelita had heard the shots, but didn't know anything was seriously
wrong until she had heard Jeremie yell and fall from his board. She
swerved after him and watched as his board plunged below the tree
tops to catch him. She followed it down and was relieved to find
that the board had succeeded in stopping his fall, but he didn't
appear to be moving. She entered a clearing and paused to check on
his condition. He had a bullet wound just below his shoulder blade.
The bullet had gone straight through. She checked the blood for
bubbles and listened to his breathing. His breathing sound...