Mark swallowed. “But what about the deal?”
“What deal?!” he snarled.
Mark didn’t know what type of game John was playing. He didn’t like it a bit.
Taking a deep breath, he let the words out in a rush before he lost the courage to speak. “I’m the only one who knows about the treasure room,” he told John. “If you don’t promise to let my friends leave safely, I’m afraid I cannot show you the treasure room.”