Title: Ryo In Danger - Sequel to ‘Left Behind’
Characters: Ryo, Carol, Renard Henry, the cook
Setting: Vol. 2 Act 5.
Summary: Seeking ice for Carol, Ryo finds himself in serious trouble!
Disclaimer: I don’t own FAKE, or the characters. They belong to the wonderful Sanami Matoh.
A/N: And yet another double drabble.
Soon Ryo had Carol tucked up in bed but strangely there was still no sign of the ice, so he decided he’d have to fetch it himself. He’d made it most of the way down the stairs when a wave of dizziness washed over him. Pausing a few steps from the bottom as he waited for his head to clear, he stumbled back, sitting down heavily as the blade of a kitchen knife narrowly missed him, sinking deep into the banister railing. A figure loomed over him, big, bald and heavy-set, tugging the knife free: the cook.
‘You’ve got to be kidding me!’ It was crazy, like something out of a bad horror movie! As the knife plunged towards him again, Ryo scrambled clear, barely managing to haul himself to his feet when he reached the front doors. For some reason, it was as if his body just wouldn’t obey him. He must have been thinking out loud without realising, because someone replied.
“Of course it won’t. Not after all that anaesthetic I laced your tea with.”
Renard Henry, the hotel manager! But why’d he put anaesthetic in their tea? Still, at least it explained what was wrong with Carol.
TBC in ‘Madman’s Tale’