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Your heart seemed to stop in a motion of cowardice….
It was over. How could you have been so stupid? If Jack had heard your soft weeps earlier, then what stopped him from hearing you two conversing? The past few visits David had paid, Jack was always cooking or gone, doing things that obscured his sensitive hearing. But today he was here, acting idle.
He’d heard you two. And you two were going to die. It was over! It was —
You watched the small woodland creature hop out the bushes and compact snow beneath its weight with a crunch like the one you’d heard before.
It felt like weight had fallen off your shoulders and chest. That was close. So, Eyeless Jack must be doing something distracting, if he hadn’t caught on yet. You two needed to be careful. You returned your focus on David, though he was still looking into the darkness