After the incident in Taipei, Jeremy Creek flew to Mexico. He moved from city to city and eventually settled in Texcoco de Mora. He slept during the day, trying to keep a low profile. He spent his nights in bars, trying to forget about his past and Luthorcorp.
"Hola, Rosa", Jeremy said.
"One beer please", Jeremy said.
"You got it", she replied.
"The little boys?", she asked. "The little boys come here to beg the tourists for money so they can buy some toys."
"Oh", Jeremy said, surprised.
"No. A little boy with a soccer shirt said that his father asked me to save his house. He must have me confused with someone else."
"What is it?", Jeremy asked.
"The little boy is Diego. He's from an orphanage. He has no father", she said.
Jeremy said, "But he said he had a father."
"Oh", Jeremy said. "I'm sorry."
"Don't be sorry", she said. "It's not your fault. Not much money to be made picking corn for the church. Men go north to
"I had no idea", Jeremy said.
"Oh", Jeremy said, embarrassed.
"I think I could help", Jeremy said casually. "I could use the work."
"Yes I am", Jeremy replied.
"Not much money there senor. Men go north to
"No. No law", Jeremy sighed.
"Well if you want to pick corn you follow me when I leave tonight. Every week I go to the orphanage and drop off snacks for the children", she said.
"Alright", Jeremy said.
(Note: The photo on the right is actress Elizabeth Pena)