"Give me one good reason why I wouldn't want to dump your bodies into the ocean and walk away?" I watched as the two tiny blondes fully comprehended my words. Fear flash in their eyes and the younger one broke. Her sobs echoed in the night, thankfully before being lost to the sound of the crashing waves.
"Shut her up." I pointed at the second blonde who pulled her friend closer to her.
"Stop it. You're scaring her."
The spark in that one sentence had me momentarily contemplate walking away. "Sweetheart, I'm mugging you and threatening to kill you, she should be scared."
She flinched and stood down, finally complicit. I stepped closer, backing them against the sea.
"Now where were we?"
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