The survivors thought it wasn’t fair that leapers ‘n edgars could instantly put somebody to death. Then one survivor thought: “Why can’t we fight back?” Then the others instantly put him to the test. And it worked! The survivor struggled to fight, but got away from the leapers! Thus we learned to fight back.
How to fight back:
When a leaper jumps/ an Edgar catches you with their ability, before damage is dealt, a ! Appears. Use the attack button during that period to fight back. 3 successful attempts will get you out of it.