Jackson had started a fire and stood with his hands on the mantle, watching the flames.
Taran smiled and pulled off his mantle, handing it to the boy.
Her eyes went to the mantle where the hourglass remained.
When Jackson entered the house, he glanced at the antique clock on the mantle: two minutes to six.
He wore a red mantle, and stretched his long legs forward in French fashion.
He finally settled on the mantle across from his bed, deciding to buy something for the music room on Friday.
She snatched the lighter on the mantle and ran to the door, standing close until the alcohol lit and spread.
Over the mantle hung a gilt-framed landscape oil; a fall scene that captured all the colors he so loved.
He glanced up at their picture over the mantle, and then at the painting he had given her of her parents.