I’ve been writing more on my tumblr. If you don’t follow me there, here is what you have missed.
It was a thunder crack when he smacked her, then a still moment as the world went silent, then lightning behind her eyes. Everything vibrating and swimming. Blood rushing in her ears, her face heating and turning red, her vision blurring, and then finally his face coming back into focus.
He was right in front of her, filling her line of sight, his hand closing back around her neck.