No matter how bad she thought the film was, she could sit next to him on the sofa in complete silence and feel at ease. The volume was turned up unnecessarily loud; countering the lack of conversation and pinning her back in her seat.
The lights had been switched off but the room was lit fluorescent blue, which flickered as the shapes on the screen moved. Despite the scattered moments of light from the television, she was hidden by this gloom. She allowed herself a handful of grins.