He pronounced the words that would forever alter her life.
In desperation, the goddess made a series of deals with the former Dark One, Fate, Darkyn and others to alter the series of events that might see her with anyone but Gabriel.
It's a tiny secret, one that may not alter much of anything.
I need confirmation before the Council meets, and I need to know if you can alter whatever it is Sasha's people did, Kris said.
I've not had to alter the last several you've sent.
Once before he had felt that way about a woman and she had literally left him waiting at the alter while she ran off with another man.
Once, in a rare instance of candor, she'd admitted to Dean she considered a nose job but rejected the idea on the basis that either people would think her vain, or it would so alter her appearance as to make her unrecognizable.
And intended to eliminate irregular changes, but they also to some extent eliminate regular changes if the hours of maxima and minima or the character of the diurnal variation alter throughout the year.
Man himself cannot increase the sum of motion; he can only alter its direction.
They had slaves, but so few as not to alter the social conditions.
Such an identification doubtless led Marcion to alter the title in his copies.
Could you have foreseen that the advent of a technology called "air conditioning" in homes would alter the social fabric of the nation?
All genetic conditions that one would reasonably wish to alter would also be altered.
Men generally, under such a government as this, think that they ought to wait until they have persuaded the majority to alter them.
He could not comprehend how anyone could wish to alter his life or introduce anything new into it, when his own life was already ending.
"Ah, how bitter it is to love someone near to you and to feel that..." she went on in a trembling voice, "that you can do nothing for him but grieve him, and to know that you cannot alter this.
He went up to the map and speaking rapidly began proving that no eventuality could alter the efficiency of the Drissa camp, that everything had been foreseen, and that if the enemy were really going to outflank it, the enemy would inevitably be destroyed.
Whether feeling it necessary to make a sacrifice before abandoning the capital or guided by other, personal considerations, these generals seemed not to understand that this council could not alter the inevitable course of events and that Moscow was in effect already abandoned.