It didn't take long for the next boy to go down but it was the one you'd least expect. And I just so happened to have a safe front row seat.
You see, this haunted manor is quite old and it may not be entirely safe to be here. There are huge holes in the floors when you're at the upper floors, where I was. So eventually when I came across yet another hole I could see the two latino cousins below me. They weren't fighting.
''It totally works! We team up to catch everyone else and then we challenge each other for a final round'' Juan said ''Or just split the losers between us''
''That VERY much works for me! A bro team up and then an epic finale!'' Anthony smiled ''I like the way you think bro!''
''Its decided then!'' The two cousins pulled their signature bro handshake to seal the deal. This was where it went wrong.
I could see it all from above them. Anthony turned around before suddenly Juan grabbed his cousin and covered his mouth with his hand
'MMMMH! WMMH TMM FMMH!'' Anthony screamed out in shock ''Urmmmmh! MMMMMMMH!''
''Sorry Anthony but I'm gonna win this one. You got it coming too! I'd say you helping little Timmy was pretty much cheating! Time to pay...hehehe'' Juan said sounding downright PROUD of his low betrayal. From then Anthony was pulled from view but I could hear the sound of duct tape being ripped off. Further muffling from Anthony ensued.
That little rat! You didn't betray people after doing a bro shake with them! I'd show him. I would just have to go beat him down and save Anthony, then ensure all the torture was going Juan's way. He was so gonna pay for pulling this crap.
Having made up my mind I rushed through the hallway.....and got swiftly captured. Running past a room a hand was suddenly clamped over my mouth and I got pulled in!
''MMMMH! NOMMH!'' I peeped, reacting far to late to stop a set of hands wrapping around my torso.
''Hi!'' Luke's cheerful voice came from behind me. I gave a happy ''hi'' back, no shame to losing to Luke at least. Still, I had a friend to save.
''That was a bit dumb of you, mate! Heard you coming from miles away'' Luke held my hands behind my and of course my wrists found themselves taped together after hearing that familiar ripping sound.
''Mmmmh! hmmmmmmmh!'' Ryan was lying on his side in the corner, thrashing against the duct tape holding his arms, legs and his mouth. Chasing Luke hadn't worked out to well for the boy.
''Luke, Anthony's down. I...can you let me go so I can kick Juan's butt? It was a really bad trick he pulled on AnthoMMMMMH!'' The speaking privilege briefly returned when he had let go of my mouth were lost again when Luke pushed some tape on my mouth and smoothed it in place.
''Anthony's down? Great I can win this!'' Luke giggled ''You just stay put prisoner!''
''Wmmmmh!'' The tanned twin had given me a push towards Ryan. I stumbled for a bit before I fell on the ground and into Ryan. Because he was already shirtless my face found itself lying on Ryan's bare chest.
''S-sommy!'' I blushed and crawled off of Ryan.
''Nmm prmmblmh'' Ryan mumbled something resembling him not minding it.
''If only me and Juan remain it means you made it to third place! Nice going!'' Luke smiled and ruffled my hairs ''Don't worry, its our first time together so I'll go easy on you''
I received a poke on my nose and a pat on my cheek. I wonder if Luke knew I was a year older then he was. He must have meant it nice but I felt kinda patronized.
''See you two in a bit! don't go anywhere!'' Luke gave us a goofy grin, waved and rushed out.
''Smmmh....'' I muffled to my fellow captive.
Smmm.....'' he muffled back at me. We looked each other in the eyes and busted into muffled laughter. Here we lay, both captured by the same boy.
''MMMMMMMMH!'' Ryan gave his bonds a little test. Not that we could escape but it gave us something to do at least.
''Mmmmmmmmh!'' I started doing the same after a meaningful look from Ryan. I tried pulling my taped wrists further apart but they stayed nicely in place.
'''Mmmmh! urmm! Grmmmmh hmmmmmmh!'' Ryan started to increase his phase, thrashing around more heavily, rolling around the floor and attempting to stretch out his restrained limps. The effort he put into it produced some nice grunts out of that tape gag of his. I felt my blush return.
''Ohmmh!'' When I saw Ryan notice I stared at him I quickly turned the other way. My cheeks were now beat red. Had he noticed....of course he had! stupid! Stupid! Tim!
Ryan however just let out a giggle ''Imm ommpay!'' He said happy and resumed his struggles. I resumed watching him and occasionally giving it a try.
Something wonderful happened. The tape around Ryan's wrists snapped! This was it! Ryan would surely untie me and together we would take out Juan, save Anthony and....oh, Juan just entered.
''No surprise seeing you like that Timmy'' Juan smirked at me ''And Ryan....I don't think this is gonna be too hard!''
And so the boys returned to the main hall once more. One victor stood free while six other boys sat taped up in various ways and all six were now shirtless. Me? Well Juan didn't like me so I was just...um in my underwear.
Poor Ryan's freedom hadn't lasted long. He had been swiftly recaptured by Juan. Ryan had the standard tie, same as me but his feet had also been taped together, requiring him to comically hop forward the entire time Juan was pushing us to the main hall.
Luke lay on his back, his arms and legs raised above him and tied together as if he was some rodeo animal. Two strips of tape created an X across his mouth. With how red his stomach was I could see Juan had been torturing him through a pink belly before coming to find us.
Fred and Elis were left just the way we found them....and finally there was Anthony. My friend was tightly taped on top a wooden chair and had a huge load of duct tape wrapped over his face, getting his black hairs quite stuck in them.
''Well! Guess I win! Does anyone know what that means?'' Juan grinned.
A lot of desperate moans ensued. I must admit I sounded the most desperate. We all knew how Juan could be but I felt he had it out for me specifically.
''Timmy! Why don't we give you your initiation?'' Juan smiled and pushed me face first on the wooden floor ''Oh and I think you will do some paying for damaging my phone. I'm sure you agree you deserve it!''
''MMMMMMH! NMMMH!'' I screamed out but no one was going to save me. Everyone who might have done so was a fellow prisoner.
Juan took place behind me and gave my briefs a giant pull upwards.
''GMMMMMMMMMMH!'' the room winched at my pained screams.
''Are you sorry little Timmy?'' I heard Juan chuckle behind me.
I'm sure I said a lot under the tape but an apology wasn't one of them. He was still the bad guy here.
''Aaaaw, and here I thought about going gentle on you'' Juan cheerfully lied before pulling my briefs over my head.
''GRMMMMMMMMMMH! HHMMMMMMMMMMH!'' Ah, the bullies second favorite tool, right after hanging me from flagpoles. No surprise Yuan picked it up!
It really did hurt like hell, as did the kick Juan gave me to land me into the corner. The brat crossed his arm, smiled at me and waited....and waited, and waited. Leaving me to squirm on the ground, scream out in pain. He did this for 10 minutes! It may also have been a signal for the others because they grunted rather uncomfortably at the thought of this happening to them.
Eventually Juan put a stop to the atomic wedgie and dragged me to the center of the room again ''Oh we're not done yet'' He happily told me and laid me on my back.
''Mmmmm...mmmmh!'' Exhausted I couldn't even scream, just whimper a little bit. It didn't take a genius to figure out the next bit would be tickle torture.
''Nmmmh! Heemmmhee! nmmmmmh!'' I giggled as Juan's hand moved over my sides.
''You're beginning to sound even girlier then Elis his looks!'' Juan grinned at how high my voice was.
''Jrmmmh!'' Elis wasn't nearly so amused
''Oh hush and be glad I'm not torturing you'' Juan snapped at the boy ''Now Timmy, this isn't going to end until you beg me to end it''
''MMMMMMMMMH! Mmmmaammmhaaaahha! NMMMMMMMMMH!'' This was problematic. I may be meek, shy and not very brave but I HATE Juan. I'm not begging to him ever!
.....But boy did I want to. Tickling across my feet, my sides, my neck and what have you. It all sucks and Juan tickled me all over the place.
An hour passed and I was left panting, sweating and crying my eyes out. But I hadn't begged and the frustrated look on Juan's face was worth all the tickling in the world. Also the look on the faces of the other boys suggested they were IMPRESSED! No one was impressed at me but here they were.
And it was getting dark. This meant it was time to get back since everyone had to be at the campsite before dark lest you want to spend a night before closed gates. Juan wasted time he could have used torturing his other captives just to get me to break down....which I didn't!
''Grrrr.....'' Juan noticed the setting sun, looked from me and then towards his untortured captives and growled ''Oh you'll pay for this''
''Nmmh ymmh'' I growled right back at him. With how I was crying I don't think it was nearly as intimidating as Juan's growl.
Juan released the boys one by one but to make up for the lack of torture he ensured the tape did not go off without a good dose of pain.
''Haaha! You're already one of the boys now!'' Anthony pulled me close to him when we walked back, much to our delight ''You took your punishment like a pro and you even took down Ryan! You'll fit in with us''
''Haha! That was awesome!'' Fred ruffled my hairs ''Haha! Juan didn't lay a finger on me....though Luke wasn't so lucky which is even better!''
''You cry even harder then Tim when its your turn you know!'' Luke growled
''Wanna repeat that!'' Fred yelled and got into a fighting stance.
''Yeah....uh lets save it until we get back to camp property. Or you wanna sleep outside'' Ryan sighed ''They can lose sight of everything when riled up'' he smiled at me.
''Yeah....haha! but they sound fun'' I smiled back. I really liked this group(Juan aside of course). The twins were a funny bunch and I felt a really special click with Ryan. And then Anthony of course.
My time here was going to be great! I already found out today that I'm not the weakest one here and I can take torture like a pro! Hey, maybe I'm a bit more manly then I give myself credit for. I'll compete with these boys and maybe I win too!