From the room behind him he heard the quick thump of feet.
A moment later, he heard the small thump as she caught it in her hands.
Big and the others heard the thump as he hit the deck.
Every moment or so, you would hear the thump of another one landing.
You set it down on the bridge, and he's likely to hear the thump.
For the first time, we could hear the thump of heavy guns.
He heard the heavy thump of a boot behind him.
He did not hear the thump of paws against the earth until too late.
This time they heard the thump as it struck the rock below.
Then they heard the heavy thump of a body falling down the stairs.