Daily Prompt: skidding

From Protector of the Grey House:

His eyes wandered out the window, back inside, skidding across the other men in the car until he reached Joseph, who held his gaze, seemingly to read Vincent’s thoughts. Vincent scowled, fighting the urge to check his cell again. He and his people had arrived two days ago, and Rebecca called the first afternoon to inform him Natalia’s meetings went well, and no one was hurt. She called again yesterday afternoon to ensure him all was still well. He didn’t expect another call until this afternoon, when Rebecca would report again. He was not in the habit of calling his home when he was away to check up: it showed distrust. Although at times he didn’t trust all the men he sheltered in his house, he did trust Mierka, Rebecca, Angie and Natalia. He knew they would call if they needed help.

Nevertheless, the disquieting feeling was almost overpowering.

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