Cody woke up with a start, a dull throb in his head. He could still feel the peppery sting in his eyes. It took a couple of minutes for them to adjust to the darkness.
Where am I? What is going on? Where is She?
He tried to moved his hands, but they could only move as far as the handcuffs let him.
There was a slight creak as the door opened. Cody felt the rush of wind a split second before the hard palm connected to his face, the resounding slap echoing in the room.
“Wake up, mutula. The boss wants to speak to you”