She disagreed heartily and privately, staring passed his head and out the window behind him. Staring out into her past, at the ghosts of her dreams – of what could’ve been, of what should’ve been. Emphatically ignoring him, though he would never had noticed, the wheezing, rutting ape.
A quick thirty three words forTrifecta using that first sentence. I started writing something else – but it’s now 260 words and counting, so it will end up a touch too long for the guys at Trifecta. They would have loved it, though, it has exclamation marks as well as the third definition of vulgar (both earlier Trifecta Challenges.)