Ellie came to me with a bargain. Her life for her father’s, but I didn’t build my empire by letting debts go unpaid. You owe me, you pay. End of story.
But this girl didn’t just walk in shaking and begging for mercy- no, Ellie charged in demanding her father’s freedom.
I take her deal, adding my own conditions, of course. I’m not a good man. I’m a beast.