there are screws located every few centimetres.
Steve: What the- That sick bastard.
He pulls the plates apart slightly to see inside and can see the screws driven deep into the flesh on Moe’s back. Each one firmly secured into bone to hold it in position. He’d seen some pretty sick acts of torture over the years but this was a new low. Whatever Mark was up to, whatever low regard he held for each of these tortured souls, it had now ventured into experimentation and mutilation.
This was a distraction though and he releases the plate slowly and looks to the exposed neck. The old man would wake up soon and he’d have a bigger decision to make at that stage, so this would need to be quick. He leans over