The first lines – Weapon

“I’ll be back in a few minutes”, he said.

I bit my tongue and not in the whole I-wish-I-could-say-something-but-I-know-I-shouldn’t-so-I-won’t sort of way. I bit my tongue until i could feel its fleshiness sinking into my teeth, until I could taste blood. I bit my tongue until it stopped hurting. They said I should have had stitches. Luckily, mouth’s heal quickly.

I thought that you should know that’s who you’re dealing with here.

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