Struggling against the Tite-Ropes had been a bad idea. My heart was battling against the metal bonds.
“GHU! GHAUUAAH !” The gag kept its resolve to stop any sound coming from my mouth.
Finally, I heard the door open, and a glimmer of brightness crept into the dark cloth covering my eyes.
“GHA! GTHAHAAAA !“
A sadistic laughter wove itself through the room at my futile attempt.
“Enjoying your luxury stay, Ezra? We picked the best accommodations for you…”
My silent fury started then.
“It’s a pity your sister couldn’t make it… Such a pity my guards had to shoot her when she threatened to kill me…”
“Haha! I knew you wouldn’t fall for it… But that’s not saying it isn’t a complete lie… I may have a few guards stationed with guns against her head… And one of them especially is eager to be done with her after he almost lost his job because of her little stunt a while back…”
As soon as he took the gag off to let me speak, I answered, “What do you want?”