Kidnapping's really boring, even if you'll eventually get a payout.
The boy tied to the bentwood chair looked terrified and continually wailed.
'That will keep him occupied', thought Max, his guard, 'although I can't stand that yelling. I could thump him, but he's just a kid!'
Max decided to plug his earphones into the TV, where a movie was helping him pass the time and hope that dulled the noise. He yawned.
You'd be amazed how wriggly a 10year old's hands can be while wailing. Or how quick and vicious with his sleeping captor's knife... Just a kid!