Then his wife slowly, very slowly, as if time had been reduced to a quarter speed slowly, lowered herself down into her car, while her right hand held his left hand. He stood and remained still, looking forward. He, her watchful statue, one hand tethered, two eyes transfixed, cautiously monitoring her low-gravity descent.
This is a nicely written picture! I felt the situation, seeing the elderly man and his concern for his wife. Great observation.