Catch up: Ebony found an intruder in her home, retrieved her cast iron pan from above the stove, and hit him over the head with it when he came to the kitchen. He passed out. She moved a chair to the stove slipped a rope around the pan and hung it above the chair, slip knotting where his hands would go. Then tied his wrists making sure that 'if' he lifted his wrist to come for her the pan would swing down and hit him again- of his own doing... The man woke up, hit himself after she told him not to move... He asked what was wrong with her--
8 sentences from Bloodstone
“A lot, but that has little to do with the situation. What are you doing in my house?” Ebony slid her bare feet under the bar on her seat. She wasn’t scared. She bound him good and tight he wouldn’t go an inch unless Ebony allowed it. But she’d keep her eye on him just in case.
The man didn’t blink. “Let me go.”