Not fully sure how to get the pics up, never had much of a reason to upload things to the internet before now, and I realize that my definition of "Tomorrow" or "the next day" has gotten a bit skewed due to working night shift.
So sorry if this feels late, kinda forgot that midnight is the day change.
Makes sense. People, and kids even more so, tend to feed off the reactions of those around them when they don't know what's going on. You panic, they panic, which makes you panic more which makes them panic more, so on and so forth.
Slade's just not panicking, because he knows that panicking doesn't solve things, plus prior parenting experience.
And feel free to take your time if you need it. I've just had more time then usual as of late as my work has started relaxing the Overtime requirements.
No, it was more he was emptying the cases and filling them with plastic explosive and other bits of shrapnel. Though hollowing put the pencils to fill those with explosive might also have been an idea he was working with.