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Sensu sat alone picking at his lunch that consisted of a loaf of bread and water. While he ate he sensed the glares of the other inmates. Despite the fact that it was well known that it was Liu's plan that landed them their punishments a few days ago, most still thought he had something to do with it.
"Wasn't even here a day and most of the prison hates me." he muttered through a mouthful of bread. "That's gotta be a record."
"Wrong." Liu said coming up behind him. "I actually hold that record. Had the entire prison hating me in about three hours, this is including inmates and guards."
"What do you want" Sensu asked as Liu grabbed his cup of water and took a big gulp.
"Oh nothing really." Liu said after taking another drink. "Just wanted to tell you something. I have a plan to get out of here." Sensu said nothing but nodded his head while taking another bite of bread. "Okay you're new here, so you probably haven't heard about the The Pit."
Sensu shook his head while reaching for his cup, that Liu pulled away and took another sip.
"Well The Pit is a big hole in the prison that the warden throws his "trouble" prisoners into. Almost got thrown in myself a few times actually, but anyway I have actually been thinking about this one for a few months but I needed someone I could rely on." Liu paused to take another sip of water.
Shouldn't he have run out by now?Sensu thought as Liu continued.
"I'm certain that there's a network of tunnels sown there;in the rare event that one of the guards falls in... and survives. Now what I have planned is I'm going to get my self thrown in there so I could explore and try to find a way out. Now 4 days after I'm thrown in, I need you to go in yourself, how you go aboutdoing that is up to you, and I'll find you and we'll get out together." Once he finished he waited for Sensu's reaction. After a minute of waiting Liu took another drink and said, "You have a grand gift of silence, it's going to make you invaluable as a compan..." he was cut off by Sensu's fist slamming into his nose.
Sensu tried to hide a smile as he asked for his cup. When Liu handed it to him while checking to see if his nose was broken. Sensu was greatly surprised to see the cup was full.
"So what do you think?" Liu asked as he reset his nose.
"You're crazy." Sensu said taking a drink. "Your plan is even crazier."
"Crazy enough to work." Liu said confidently.
"How do you plan to survive getting thrown into the hole?" Sensu asked.
"Well the fall can't be more than 30 feet, and I've survived much larger falls." Liu said shrugging his shoulders.
"And if your wrong?" Sensu asked. "What then?"
"Well in that case I'll do what I always do, I'll improvise... or I'll die. Either way I'm getting out of here."
"What do you need me for then?"
"Mostly so I have someone to share the blame with. And in case there's no way out I'll need someone to help me get out of there." Liu said.
"And why should I help you?"
Liu rolled his eyes preferring when Sensu was quiet. "Cause otherwise you'll never see your family again." With that Liu stood up and walked away while thinking. ;3. 2. 1.
"Alright I'm in." Sensu said.
The scene where Sensu punched Liu in the face after Liu tells him he has a "gift of silence" was inspired by the Sherlock Holmes commercial.
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