Argumentative voices coming from the parlor had filled the cabin, as Thornton made his entrance. Claire and Gerald heard the front door slam, "shush... shush, they both whispered."
Thornton had ran to the upstairs bathroom to freshen up for dinner.
Pour me a glass of Chardonnay, demanded Claire! Thornton entered the parlor as a sneak attack...
With her back turned, she felt a hand of steel grab her around the neck, as he embraced and locked their lips of rage.
What has my princess been up to while I was gone, have you been asking questions again my love, Thornton wondered while clutching her face in the palm of his hand?