She listened intently as he played the song over and over again. Something was off but she couldn't put her finger on what it was. Every note was played in perfect time. The piano had recently been tuned and the sound should have been warm and inviting.
When she opened her eyes and watched the performance, she quickly identified the flaw. His fingers flew over the keys with technical precision but there was no emotion present. There was no love for the music. In fact, she couldn't even tell if he was hearing what he played or if he simply followed the sheet music as a set of instructions.