Starlight part 10* * *
Raiden sat quietly on the edge of a balcony near Alex's window. From a distance he was watching the boy, carefully not to make any sound he studied the young man's movements. Alex was casually browsing through the book Raiden gave to him. Suddenly he stopped flipping the pages and stared at a picture. Curious about which picture had caught the boys' attention Raiden moved to a closer balcony to take a look. Alex closed the book again, lit up a cigarette and took a sip of his beer. The young man let out a sigh, laid back on his bed and stared at the ceiling. Raiden wondered what the boy was thinking of. Suddenly the man heard a voice coming from behind him.
He nearly fell from the balcony from the shock. He didn't hear Angelo sneaking up to him from behind.
"N-Nothing." The man mumbled. "Now be quiet! He might hear us."
They both looked tensed through the window. Alex sat up for a moment, he clearly heard something, he was looking around his room in a suspicious w
Stockholm Syndrome Juno stared at his captors, scared to death.
Their boss was playing lazily with Juno's cellphone, browsing through the contacts.
"Mother, brother... Who shall we call?"
Juno shook his head. He wasn't gagged but somehow he couldn't speak at all out of fear.
"Then I'll choose."
Juno sobbed quietly; his mother would definitely get a heartattack if she knew what had happened to him. The man dialed the number and put the cellphone to Juno's mouth.
"Say hello to her."
Juno shut his mouth tightly, refusing to talk at all.
"Come oooon, you brat, prove that you're here and alive."
The boys mother answered the call. Juno wept silently, hearing her voice repeatedly asking "Juno?" But still, he didn't reply.
The man disconnected the call.
"Allright, we'll send her a part of you instead."
Juno gasped. The man took out a knife and crouched closer to him.
"What shall we send?"
"How about a finger? Or might that be a bit too cliche? A toe perhaps? You've got ten of them, so one less would not