He removed his hood and mask and inched away from the stranger.
He was hardly underway before he geared down for the long climb and gradually fell into a rhythm of sorts, muscle-pulling pain and gasps of breath as he inched his way up the first long incline.
Kiki rolled his eyes, and Jade inched away from Rhyn, who bared his teeth in a humorless grin.
They inched forward, one behind the other, hands at their sides lest they rub the slime of the rock walls that wept on either side.
With nothing to balance against, she settled her knees on the bed, stopped to make sure he was still asleep, then inched forward until she could reach his pants.