Unfortunately, the hope Tara found in Miss Jeannette's actions left Tara angry and aimless, lashing out at the people in her life including cousin Lafayette; best friend Sookie; and bar owner, boss and sometime lover Sam.
The temptation may be high to let the irresponsible coworker know just how irritating his or her lack of reliability is but lashing out will make a negligent coworker even more defensive.
She tore away, lashing out with the dagger.
If they kept on lashing at each other like this, their relationship would be torn to shreds.
Then she joined the fun, leaping and lashing her feet into the air as she twisted her belly toward the sun.