Ah yes, she most certainly had her spunk back. He loved it. He would have loved it more if she was facing him and not shaking. He liked them defiant. But this was nice too because it showed that he'd left a permanent mark on her and those were absolutely divine as well. There was nothing like making sure your prey never forgot you even if it was for a short time due to their untimely demise. There wouldn't be an untimely demise for Alicia though, oh no. He was going to enjoy his time with her.
"Now don't go being like that, pet. I thought I'd do something... nice for you." He kicked a stool in the corner out and near her bed and sat himself down in it. The journal under his arm was pulled out and laid in his lap and he started thumbing through the pages, looking for a particular entry.
"Did you know that your friends have noticed you've gone missing? And that they're all just so eager to find you and dole out punishment to the one who took you." And it amused him to no end that he got the blame. Oh he'd certainly asked for her, but he hadn't been the one to actually do the taking. No, that honor had fallen to another.