Suddenly, he awoke. A naked lightbulb swung in careless loops, making the room spin. The man with the hard face entered, followed by his shadowy phalanx of men in suits and dark glasses.
‘Had a nice sleep?’ he jeered
The prisoner had been kept awake for the last 48 hours, it had been hoped that sleep-deprivation might serve to knock his mind loose better than the more conventional methods.
After waiting for a response, the captor began angrily “I’m losing my patience with…”
“It was quite lovely thank you” put in the prisoner “Please do turn the light off again”