The King and Queen burst through the Refactory exit and into the bright late-afternoon sunshine, Ruben and Scarlet following hot on their heels. Ahead of them, the WEBrick road stretched far away, its dark red bricks glowing softly. In the distance, they could make out the hunched shapes of the four mysterious villains retreating, and farther still, the wall that marked the outer edge of the kingdom.
“They’re so fast!” Ruben gasped, his hands on his knees. “We’ll never be able to catch them!”
“Never say never,” Rusty said, jogging up behind them. “There must be something we can do.”
The Queen turned to him. “Is there any way to shut down the WEBrick road?” she asked.
Rusty thought for a moment. ...