"Fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck!"
Miriam chanted from atop the dumpster. The water was getting higher. She’d have to find higher ground. Jonathan seemed to be getting swallowed up by the water.
"Swim, you idiot!" She shouted. In her panicked state, she had forgotten that she should be willing to let people die, given she’s a bad guy now.
He sits up to look over at her, and then it hits him. He fiddles around, and pulls his mask back on. He has to be fast; the toxins are quickly working into his system. He grabs a vial from his belt, and gets a syringe out, nervously preparing an injection of antidote.
He only manages to calm down once he introduces the shot to his bloodstream. Damned close.
By this point, Jonathan was just a body sunk in the water. She looked about frantically, spotting a fire escape and jumping to it, clinging to it for dear life as she made her way up.