We had always teetered on the edge, Martha and me, even as young children, playing you-show-me-yours-I'll-show-you-mine and sneaking to places forbidden.
He pulled her into his body, even as she refused to look at him.
He said nothing, even as the last finger of light faded from the horizon and starlight replaced the sun.
His gaze was roving, and his air distracted even as he bent to give Hannah a kiss on the cheek.
She tried to keep her breathing steady even as she wanted to run screaming and hide behind Rhyn.