"D-dad!?" exclaimed the embarrassed boy, "I-I was doing y homework and I thought nobody would be home so I…" but he didn’t quite get to the end of his sentence as the voice on the other side of the video call boomed "DID I TELL YOU TO STOP SLAVE??? WHY HAVE YOU DISOBEYED YOUR MASTER???"
The colour drained from the boy’s face, save for the blush in his cheeks. he thought things couldn’t get any worse. It was only then, after what felt like a lifetime, that his dad folded his arms, leaned against the doorframe and calmly said “Well? The man asked you a question… aren’t you going to answer him?”