A collab between me and
She sketched and lined this, while I colored and shaded it.
Basically, Ryder came across little Spike here, probably saw him crying along with some bruises on his body (which I of course forgot to ADD nfsdbvgfsdgfsd). Having endured abuse himself as a child, Ryder reassures him that everything will be okay - probably after letting him know how his situation was to back it up.
Although, if Ryder knew exactly what was happening to Spike then old Charles would have to run FAST.
Oomi owns little Spike here - Ryder is mine.