His thumb traced the line of her jaw lightly, and heat skittered through her.
The youngest skittered away in excitement, crowding each other and whispering a short distance away.
One of the kittens dashed toward Kiera, moving sideways like a spider on its flexible legs, and she skittered farther away.
An autumnal breeze, an early harbinger of winter, skittered high and forlorn among the loblolly pines.
The walls burned to the touch, and as he skittered down a turn, a faint sound reached his ears.