The heavy darkness clung to Jason cloying and oppressive.  A quick glance over his shoulder told him she was still watching, waiting, wanting…what?  He had nothing left for her, and Lindsey knew it.  The fights had gotten horrible, his short fuse ending in terrifying rage so often now, but still they stayed together.  A distant rumble and flash went unnoticed by both heralding the storm to come.  To Jason the chasm between them had never been wider, and in the nothingness that lay there the air was expectant.

100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups

…the air was expectant…

You get 100 words plus the four word prompt.  This challenge is good through July 29, 2013.

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