Or is it the game of Scrabble that is doing so with each move either of them play? If only there was some way for me to get rid of her. Did she get an electric shock while turning the air-conditioning on because of that?
It seems to be having an equal and opposite reaction on him. The man expresses his extreme anger and resentment toward his wife throughout the story.
Twenty-two points.She sits back down with a heavy sigh and starts fiddling with her letters again. I steal a blank tile from the letter bag when she's not looking, and throw back a V from my rack. That'll show her. That doesn't leave me with a lot of options. My wife sleeps all the time. The perfect word. I'll finish her off. If she keeps scoring like that she is bound to beat him soon. I can hear buzzing insects outside. I open my eyes, and there's a fly. Did she get an electric shock while turning the air-conditioning on because of that? She asks me if I cheated. I'm sweating. If only there was some way for me to get rid of her.
I draw blood clawing at my neck. That doesn't leave me with a lot of options.
Plus the U in my mouth. My face goes red, then blue. I am manipulating destiny. It needs to rain, to clear the air.
That would be permission. As I'm picking new letters from the bag, I find myself thinking - the letters will tell me what to do. I start frantically chewing on the B.