[Original Novel] Down in the Steam Tunnels, Part 9

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Previous parts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

“Today saw the most fortuitous windfall imaginable. A small boy, the abandoned offspring of vagrants by the looks of him, sought refuge in the steam tunnels. I came upon him searching for scraps. He can clearly speak his own name, Jeremy, but struggles with language apart from that.