"Safe?" Higgs laughed, reaching down towards his vest and pulling a small knife from his vest. As he spoke, it waved around as he gestured with his hands. "Richie, if you were safe why would they have told you to stay in groups?"
"I hope this little experience proves to you, and hopefully to everyone else that now I've done what I came here to do that I can get anyone of you and your friends, or the Jedi, or the cyborg or any of the other ones that think they are strong enough to stop me doing what I already told them I was gonna do..." he smirks, pressing the edge of the knife against the child's chin so he was forced to look at the skull. "Any time, Any Place, Any where. Alone or together."
He spun the knife in his hand, flicking it away from Richie in a reverse grip and laughs again. "I don't have to polite anymore neither, Richie, so I want this to be a lesson in that too. I don't need to play fair. So, kid... tell me. You want me to carve out a little message or would you rather try and escape from my friends here."
Higgs nodded over Richie's body at the handprints on the wall, in full knowledge that Richie couldn't see the BTs. They were pacing back and forth like hungry animals, waiting to be let off the hook.