[Yes! I know how to menace Joe now! Not that it's in here, but that's fine. Dashing for the home stretch now, I think. Three or four big scenes and we're done. Woohoo!]
"They gave me the key because the apartment was vacant, and has been since February."
Joe was paying almost no attention.
It wasn't just that the apartment was empty. It was that it was huge. He was looking into a good-sized living room, at least the size of his own. There was a large kitchen off it, and there had to be at least two bedrooms. There was no furniture. No bed. No couch. No nightstand. No walls. Almost no light.