Max says he knows that he killed his mom and eventually Loretta gets free, But then he grabs Max's neck. Freak shows up and sprays Killer Kane in the eyes with a squirt gun filled with vinegar,soap, and curry powder which he said was sulferic acid to free Max. Max then carries Freak out of the building and the police handle the rest from their.
Killer Kane- We learn that he hasn't changed his ways and is still a violent man and has killed Max's mother.
brainwashed- when someone makes you forget something
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