“And you’ll never know how touched I am by that, Lois my sweet, but we must be realistic. I’ve given this a lot of thought and I think that we should start seeing other. . . . “
“Oh Walter!” Lois cried. “How could you?”
She stared at him, her eyes hot and wet. Walter’s eyes had an unfamiliar look, possessed of an animal lust that both entranced and repulsed Lois. The dirt was suddenly suffocating, pushing in from all sides. I must get out of here, Lois said to herself.
Up, up she climbed, clawing ever higher. She would greet the dawning day and make the future her own.