One small abrasion, no more than a quarter-inch in size on TMs left ring finger below the knuckle does not suggest anything Rogue, nor does the baby scratches on Zs head suggest his life was threatened in any way.<quoted text>
Have you wondered why the only injuries on TM were to his hands from hitting some thing? TM was no the one with a broken nose, cuts on his head and a wet back with grass clippings.
Here in Florida you do not have to wait until someone starts hitting you to defend yourself. And you can use deadly force it you are in a reasonable fear of serious bodily harm or death.
If youre suggesting its a fair proposition that a full grown man bring his nine to a kids fistfight even when the kid is spotting him 50 pounds and 12 years prime then so be it. I suppose next youll be saying the kid was a werewolf and no doubt had to be destroyed.