The downpour was steady, absorbed through the thick fabric of the coat it crept along the stiff shoulders. Breath coming in regular white clouds from parted lips the tongue slipped through the teeth running swiftly over the cracked skin. A slight squint of the eyes broke them out the constant stare, the water trickling down the forehead it dropped through the lashes forcing the woman to finally blink.
The glass was lightly steamed from the warmth of the bodies. Men and women gathered for evening meals either for business, or pleasure it didn't matter. One couple, in particular, stood out from the throng of people. The waiting staff gliding past in a blur the woman was focused solely on the man wining and dining another woman, the way in which his hand cradled the other woman's, caressing it with his fingers.
A shift in his composure broke up the romantic scene, his back straightening the man twisted in the chair eyes locked instantly with the woman standing in the rain gazing right at