Take one step on the path of redemption. Say, ‘I have sinned against my own kind and let my soul become corrupted. I am ready to have the darkness purged.’ Say those words, and things will become much easier for you. You can have your cross. You can have a blanket. You can have food. One way or another, we will purge that darkness, but if you are uncooperative, you will find the methods we must sadly resort to will be… unpleasant.”
"I have nothing to confess," I repeated.
"Then you leave us no choice," said the voice. "That disappoints us and make us very, very sad." The light went out in the box, plunging the cross, and me, into darkness. My head started to feel fuzzy, and I realized they were somehow getting that drug into my system again, dragging me back into a dreamless world. Had it been the water?
One way or another, we will purge that darkness, but if you are uncooperative, you will find the methods we must sadly resort to will be… unpleasant.
”All right,” I managed to say, just before I crumpled to the floor. “Let’s see what you’ve got.”