Kelly handed Maurice the cell phone and then opened her bible to the book of Psalms. As she studied it, he walked into the small kitchen area and spooned out beef stew to heat up.
" Beef stew again" she said with a sly grin as he walked in carrying two big bowls.
He untied one of her arms and handed her one of the bowls.
She sat the bowl on her belly and looked intently at her captor. " What did my father ever do to you?".
He slowly ate the stew and thought for a moment. " What did he do to me".
Kelly ate the stew and listened.
" Your father and I started an investment firm and for years everything was great". He put the bowl down and fingered the rifle. " One day, I'm arrested and accused of stealing money and my life ever since was ruined".
" You can't blame him for that" she replied loudly as she handed him her now empty bowl.
" I went to prison and my life and career were ruined forever". He slammed his right fist on top of the wicker chair. " Your father turned the firm into one of the most successful investment firms in the country and he did not raise a finger to help me".
" He did not do that to you on purpose" Kelly said as he tied up her free arm.
" I want revenge" he replied quietly as he picked up the rifle. " I will get it".
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