Sudorific: Relating to or causing sweating.
In the sudorific heat of the desert, he walked away from the plane crash. The only survivor as far as he could see, he was amazed he had no injuries. But there was nothing for miles around and no cellphone reception out here. He would die from dehydration before he reached help.
He recognised the voice instantly and a feeling of hope bloomed in his stomach. Rebecca? But how could that be?
And then she was beside him, seeming to materialise out of the air.
“You’re dead, darling,” she said, taking his hand. “But now we can be together.”