He does not know how to explain his unusual power to Riona without getting an unfavourable response from her. So he had to think of a reasonable response to give but was finding it difficult to come up with any.
“Why are you uneasy? I can feel the tension around you” she asked.
“It’s just that I have been tied up for long and I have a way of surviving in the dark” he replied.
Riona did not understand a bit of his explanation but she did not press any further since his unusual talent had been of immersed benefit to the both of them.
“I am so famished. It’s as if we have been trapped here for like forever” he yawned.