Ten minutes later she was balanced like a crab, belly up, her left hand on red and her right foot on yellow. A world inside a world. He was holding a bottle. I'll make you BEG,' his eyes flushed red like a demon in heat. Mandy groaned as he tore at her clothes.
She squeaked as she crumpled, expecting a bump that never came.
She could just see the edge of Billy's trainer-toe in the kitchen from her angle. He was taller than she remembered. She could smell his aftershave again, his bones, like the scent of old books. Grim made a noise like an animal, his teeth suddenly clamped over her jugular vein, his spare hand holding her down. This is ridiculousshe thought testily. A world inside a world.