I could hear the sirens now. They were much closer than they appeared. They came like thunder reverberating off the tall buildings of the streets outside, as I listened from my permanent place on the carpet, with one ear to the floor, the resulted lightening. Sounds of doors opening and doors closing, women crying, father's cursing. The apartment complex was alive now. Every floor, every resident, greatly affected by what it was I had done.
Ten minutes was the amount of time It took for anyone to notice, only ten minutes until that fairly rotund wench who lived across the hall decided by some spark of coincidence to "check up on him." It was because of her kind heart that the precious time meant to be spent in my glory became considerably diminished.
however, I must say her reaction to my triumph was almost well worth it. I witnessed carefully and recorded every second in my mind as she stood there with her thick coral night gown stretched tightly across that bulging skin and her hair