for a boy who has spent years by himself... hana has never felt more alone.
panel 1: hana is crying, looking at his now removed fingers. maighstir (off-screen): "as long as you can still work, anything is on the table."
panel 2: the maighstir looms over hana menacingly, face shrouded in shadow. hana startles. maighstir: "ANYTHING."
panel 3: the maighstir swings the bloody knife around, smiling. maighstir: "so! my pathetic little worm." she stops smiling and points the knife at hana. maighstir: "start groveling."
panel 4: hana looks fearfully at the maighstir, tears in his eyes.
panel 5: hana looks to the preachan beside him.
panel 6: the preachan loom over him. their blank masked faces hold no comfort.
panel 7: hana flinches away from them, still crying. he looks to the other side..