He smiled, but such things were never pleasant. "I didn't mean by phone." He set his finger on the side of the altar and without much effort it lit on fire. To make sure Michael wouldn't interfere too much he made it hellfire.
"Did you know it takes a mortal approximately thirty minutes to die on the stake? Mostly by smoke inhalation you see. He finished burning a circle around the mortal before letting his hand engulf in flames. "Let's see if Michael can get here before that. By the by, I'll cheat." With that he set his burning hand on the man's chest.