In the near distance was a single point of light.
She was far away, just a figure in the distance.
In the distance, she could hear the car drive away.
I was five, maybe six years old, and they were off in the distance.
After a couple hours we could make out a small group in the distance.
He had seen something moving in the distance, up near the house itself.
In the distance, they could hear the sound of running feet.
Once, in the distance, he saw a girl who might have been the one.
In the distance the army was already on the move.
In the distance they heard a car start and drive off.