Having been lulled into thinking he could exert powerful influence on Tony, that last utterance shook Paolo.
“What’ve I missed or misunderstood Tony?” he asked.
“You missed the most important fucking thing Paolo. What are the arrangements for getting Terry back, that’s what!” Tony rasped. “The handover Paolo, how can we be sure the bastards will hand him over? They can’t exactly do it by Bitcoin transfer, although the fuckers are sending him in bits right now!”
“We have to trust them I guess.” was all Paolo could suggest.
“No fucking way! Find a way that works Paolo! Fucking now!”