“Good evening, and welcome home David. I’ve been waiting for you to arrive. I know what you’re thinking. Why am I standing in your basement with your noose clinched snug around my neck?”

“Since you asked me to move in with you, I’ve had suspicions about this ceiling-mounted hoist in the basement. It wasn’t until I decided to clean out the basement closet, accidentally discovering this noose, that I finally put it all together.”

“It took weeks for this revealing skin-tight, custom-made latex catsuit with its matching six-inch spike-heel boots to finally arrive. Trust me when I say it took considerable effort to just put this on, not to mention simply walking in these boots. So, about thirty minutes before you came home, I left that note on the kitchen table, came down here, put the noose around my neck and hooking it onto the hoist, handcuffed my wrists behind my back.”

“As you can see, I’ve put great effort into this and wanted to make this evening a truly memorable one for you. It seems we both have a fascination with dark amusements. However, our mutually compelling interests do come from a slightly different perspective. So, go ahad and press the hoist’s up button when you’re ready...”