Pfft! I'll be crippled after a few acupuncture treatments from him, if not dead!
“Since you're done with the checkup, can I get up now?”
“No, just stay right where you are. I'll go and get the silver needles immediately and treat you at once.”
Eyeing Juan, who had rushed off, Sally inwardly groused, Great, just great! He really can't wait to jab me to death! Fine, I'll just play along with him!
Despite having seen through him, Sally lay motionless on the bed. Her calm and unruffled expression seemingly indicated that she had figured out a countermeasure and was quietly watching him put on a show.
While making the preparations, Juan glanced over his shoulder at her. “Don't panic. Keep calm. You'll know how skilled I am at acupuncture later.”