quaver, on the cusp of failing her completely, a cry sounds from the wall. A moment later, something whizzes past her ear. An unearthly scream of pain and rage from somewhere behind her, sending a chill down her spine despite the sweat pooling at the small of her back.
She looks over her shoulder and is shocked to see how close the monsters had crept up on her without her realizing it. The group is barely ten feet back from her — had they put on a burst of speed they would have caught her easily.
Now, however, they are falling