Pietro tried to rush the barrier a few times, but there was no getting out that way. He tried not to let the kid see that he was distressed, even offered what was supposed to be a reassuring smile but came out more of a terse jerk of his head. He didn't have time for this. He had to get back to Wicked. The world was ending, and his father was still determined to ruin ever last second of his life, what God had he pissed off to deserve this?
The kid kept asking questions, and Pietro tried his best to answer, frustration building, but the both of them grew silent when his father appeared. Pietro mirrored the expression, lips a thin line, and he was sure to position himself between the child and Magnus.