It was a pause in Janet's labors that gave the elder first warning of an intruder on his peace.
Without changing her position, she looked slowly around at the intruder.
His method was to drive straight at the intruder, and to sink his teeth in if he could.
Before he knew what he was doing, he had slashed the intruder twice and sprung clear.
I felt awkward, painfully the intruder ...