Adam and Wee Izzy
He kept running. It hurt. It hurt his leg, and his back and arms felt hot and tight so the stings must have started to swell, and he was quite out of breath all of a sudden, really, but he had been running a lot, so that would explain it.
Eventually, he reached the point where he had seen Jake before, and had to stop. He couldn't seem to catch his breath. Had he been slowing down before that? "You are... nearly home. Run! I will... I will follow. I hear them... you must run," he told her and started to run again. The wards were close, were they not?