This snippet is from my work in progress, ALL THAT GLITTERS. (Other snippets from this story can be found here.)
Introduction to these sentences:
This excerpt follows directly after my last SSS post. Driving on country roads for the first time, Annie loses
control of her truck and drives into a ditch. Quinn sees her accident, so he
stops to help. Both Annie and her truck are fine, but when she tries to get out
of the truck, her door hits the steep slope of the ditch. She can't open the
door wide enough to squeeze through - she's trapped. Quinn has just told her
he'll pull her truck out of the ditch, and Annie has decided she wants out of
the truck first. Quinn's suggested she crawl through the window, assuring her
he'll make sure she doesn't fall. When her foot gets caught on
something, Annie looks down and realizes that her position, crawling on the seat
toward him, is displaying her cleavage to Quinn. Last time, she wished for a turtleneck.
Here are the six:
Truck windows weren't meant to be used as doors, at least not by her and not while she was still clutching her shirt closed. She'd managed to get her upper body through the opening, but when she tried to pull her leg around, her knee kept hitting the steering wheel.
How did they do this on The Dukes of Hazzard? Would it be better if she backed toward the window bum first?
When she started to crawl back inside to reorient herself, Quinn cleared his throat and she froze.
Then he touched her.
As I said last time, I'll post more excerpts from this scene
over the next couple of Sundays, at least until Annie has two feet on the
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