Thomas just smiled lazily at his son while Lena continued cleaning him up. "It's goin' to hurt, Jamie. An' I'm goin' to scream."
Lena chewed on her lip and then she used a cup to rinse the shampoo out of Thomas' hair. "He means the withdrawal. I think Beelzebub kept him tied up so tightly like that so when he finally went off the drugs it would hurt even more. Fucking- Asshole." Heroin detox caused the entire body to ache anyway, but a body which had been forced to stay in one position for days and muscles which were cramped so tight they had gone rigid...it was going to be unbearable.
"I might say things. Mean things okay. Need to tell you now I don' mean 'em."