"The Ransom of Red Chief" by O. Henry
You're coming with us!
Come on you have to play games with me!
We brought your son back. Here is your 250 dollars.
This is the part of the story when Sam and Bill take Red Chief and hold him for ransom. (Henry p.71)
This part of the story is ironic because when you hold someone for ransom you are not supposed to play with them and keep them entertained. "Play it, of course. Says I" (Henry p.76)
This is the part of the story when Sam and Bill bring Red Chief back to his father and pay 250 dollars to give him back. (Henry p.79)
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