"hmmm... is that so?" Cade grinned. "Well you should know something. Do you know what the average temperature of a Lightsaber is?"
Cade waited for an answer, the blade still glowing near Zam's throat.
"No? You don't know? It is apporoximatly 4000 degrees celcius. You see, the Lens fixture is used for keeping it's heat radiation stable, but only slightly. Because once you hold it near the skin for some amount of time, it burns through it. Similar to putting your hand near a candel but much worse!"
He could see the worry in Zam's eyes.
"I figure you've got about two minutes until my Lightsaber burns through your throat, unless of coarse, you un-hand Lyna?"