Black Diamond Ch 44Chapter Forty-four
"I will not abandon my post aboard the Enterprise."
"Commander, please, Salen needs..." Razor stopped when he saw the ice in the Vulcan's eyes. "You don't believe me, do you?"
"I do not."
"I promise you that Salen is alive and he needs your help."
Razor sighed when he realized that Spock wasn't buying his story. This wasn't a complication that he had prepared for, in his plan Spock was going to come along willingly. Far from being a willing participant Spock was silently making it clear that he was going to be a difficult prisoner to take. Razor glanced down at Kirk who was still unconscious from the stun. He still had his phaser trained on Kirk's heart, but there was no sense in trying to bluff Spock into believing that he'd actually kill the Captain.
"Commander Spock, what can I do to convince you that I'm telling you the truth?"
"You may start by releasing the Captain."
Black Diamond Ch 43Chapter Forty-three
"I will kill you! Stay away from me!"
"I don't like this new found disobedience of yours."
Locked in the past Salen pressed his back against the rough cement wall of his prison as Wilson unlocked the bars. Ever since his brush with pon farr he was no longer willing to cower before Wilson. As the years past he was losing his sanity and along with it his fear of punishment. Salen had become determined not to be cut again, but so far Wilson continued to over power him. When he started to fight back they cut back to only feeding him once a day, if he was lucky, and the starvation was keeping him weak.
Wilson entered the cell with a short length of rope held casually in his hand. Salen's decision to no longer cooperate had forced the men to tie him in order to steal his blood. With his arms pinned behind his back they had started slashing open his chest and stomach rather than the places he'd be