“I’ve been tortured by Niska too,” Mal said suddenly. “He said he had his reputation to establish.” Bane was very still, she didn’t want to go talking about what Niska had done to her, certainly not in a tunnel while they were still in danger of being caught.
“I’m sure you did nothing to piss him off,” she replied, attempting to be light-hearted. Mal chuckled.
“Well, maybe. But that man enjoyed his work.”
-- Hun Dan - Part Two by hermitsrest