Deidre dropped her hand quickly from the knotted skin, alarm pulsing through her.
Her sunglasses and hat blocked the sun but not the heat, which fed her pulsing head.
She stormed out, blood pulsing and headache growing.
Head pulsing, she retreated to the kitchen and painkillers, staring at a picture drawn by a kid, probably Toby, on the table before her.
She popped one of the water cubes into her mouth, head pulsing from a nasty hangover.
The shadow world…she staggered and floated through it, hauling him with her toward a pulsing portal that grew blurry fast.
The painkillers didn't work, and by noon, she had a pulsing headache and no idea how to change the leaky bandage around her wrist.
The Dutch had just emerged victorious from the struggle with Spain, and were pulsing with national life.