She untwined his arms from about her—the tears were still in her eyes as she tried to face him.
Then Clarissa untwined her ankles and assumed the aggressive.
There she stopped and untwined the golden snake that was wound around her arm.
"Let me be," he said sullenly at last, as he untwined her dogged arms.
She then untwined the snake from her body, and held it by the tail ...