The thump of a helicopter drew nearer.
The heavy thump of footsteps on the stairs interrupted their conversation.
The thump of the helo returned, this time much closer.
Sweating and impatient after the slim escape from the ambush, Brady restrained his urge to thump the fed slowly checking Brady's micro.
The world grew loud, with voices jumbling with the sound of equipment and possibly the thump of a helicopter.
One had her form under my house all winter, separated from me only by the flooring, and she startled me each morning by her hasty departure when I began to stir--thump, thump, thump, striking her head against the floor timbers in her hurry.
There was a thump as the car smacked a body, and her eyes flew open.