It began with the wind, gently forcing the branches of the trees to rap together.
Crickets rubbed their wings together in unison.
Frogs added their unique voice.
The rhythmic hoots of the owls added to the gentle beginning.
Within moments, the wind picked up. This not only caused the branches to smack harder and louder, but added a howl of its own.
The others took the signal, increasing their output until it reached a crescendo.
“Oh for Christ’s sake, would you knock it off? Some people are trying to sleep!”
Rob slammed the window closed and stormed back to bed.