1. Why does Socrates go out into the alleyway?
Socrates Fortlow, goes outside into the alley beside his home. He is investigating why Billy, an old rooster Socrates considers his friend, has not crowed that morning.
2. Where does Socrates find Billy?
Socrates finds a boy, Darryl, standing in the alley with a cardboard box. He tries to run when Socrates confronts him, but Socrates stops him. Inside of the box is a dead bird named Billy.
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