I don't want to push you away. Every day I get that bit better but it will be a tough journey until my broken soul is fixed. I only hope that you can stick by me through this last hurdle so I can begin my life anew and I can heal.
Forget the last bit, replace it with: The other stilled and slowly turned to pin them with their stare. They gulped under the pressure and felt their insides shrivel. "Don't ever insinuate such a thing again.