In chapter 31, Pa says, “I was outside Hector’s bodega… and Mike started walking toward me like nothing ever happened. It took a lot for me not to yell at him for getting you in trouble. So, I just told him I’m disappointed in him and he better realize I’m good to him as long as he’s good to you.” What is the significance of this event?
How are things different when Brian is hanging out with Big Will? How do you think Brian feels about this?