Martha, who I failed to forgive when she stumbled in one drunken moment of need, was gone forever.
She stumbled through the deep sand until her calves ached and her breathing was hard.
She stumbled away from a guardsman's blow that knocked her remaining dagger from her hand and landed hard.
He stumbled the last few steps onto the road and into a glare of lights and buzz of activity.
Not expecting to come on the enemy down by the stream, and having stumbled on him in the fog, hearing no encouraging word from their commanders, and with a consciousness of being too late spreading through the ranks, and above all being unable to see anything in front or around them in the thick fog, the Russians exchanged shots with the enemy lazily and advanced and again halted, receiving no timely orders from the officers or adjutants who wandered about in the fog in those unknown surroundings unable to find their own regiments.
She stumbled up and crossed to her bathroom to brush her teeth before going out to breakfast.
She stumbled after him into the central area of the dwelling.
The remaining demon stumbled away.
Disoriented, she stood up again and stumbled to the door.
Deidre guessed she'd stumbled upon somewhere in the Immortal world.