“Holy smokes,” said the boys, looking down from their hiding place, “Did he just shoot Uncle Weed?”
“Calm down, no panic needed… Uncle Weed is juuuust fine,” a voice said.
Bob and Otto turned around to see an exhausted Uncle Weed crouched down right behind them. “Shh, stay quiet and don’t move. Be back in a flash.”
Then, he took off again into the night, briskly and quietly galloping into the shadows.