"Dammit, Lanny!" Stane exclaimed. "The money was taken by mistake. I'm trying to get it back. This is simply a misunderstanding. I'm not trying to cheat you, believe me!"
Lanyard laughed as eloquently as he spoke. "No one absconds with a quarter of a million dollars by mistake, Victor."
He looked at his watch, "I told you that you had until 5 PM today to produce my money. It is now precisely 5 PM."
He raised his .45 and pointed it at Vic's head. I couldn't let him murder Vic in cold blood, no matter how bad the S.O.B. was...