Mistress Gaia had gone away and left the slave alone in the house. She had given him instructions on what to do and how to do it. She had lied to him when she would come but she came earlier so that she could find out if he was following what she told him. She found that he was not and was waiting for when she was about to come to do what she told him. As punishment, she trampled his painfully using her high heels.