It fled like a wounded animal and it was impossible to block its path.
Yes. I'm sorry so many buildings are gone but that one block is enough.
Whatever he was going through, he was doing his best to block her.
She leaned over and picked up a block of wood.
Dean looked over his shoulder, expecting to see a local postmark but read, written in block letters, Rollins, Kansas.
I walked down the entire block but there weren't any people.
A notebook lay on the table next to a few scrolls, an ancient manuscript and another block of stone with carvings too faint for Gabe to read.
Her footsteps echoed off the block walls.
So you could block others?
The figure's arm was raised to block the blinding light.
Tim was the quiet one and when Jim cried, everyone on the block knew he was unhappy.
Three figures emerged to block her path.
Usually I enjoy seeing the gentle flakes and they cause me little aggravation with their accumulation as I seldom travel more than a block or two when I secure provisions.
They all feigned shock and surprise at this not-uncommon happening as Paulette huffily announced she'd absent herself with a walk around the block while they "took care of the matter."
It was a beat-up Camaro parked half a block down.
Rose Tisdale first sighted the blue car circling the block and called Flora Watkins.
I grabbed a hot dog with sauerkraut at a stand nearby and watched the theater crowd exit the latest block buster show.
All the while, I couldn't block the vision of the wife I so loved, being herded at knife point.
Water streamed through the gutters, and those cars out in the storm crawled block-to-block.
Dean returned to Bird Song mid-morning, showered, and walked the three blocks to Diversions, a combination used book store, coffee shop, and local gathering place, on Sixth Street, a half block from Main.
Another image flashed, and Deidre gasped, covering her face with her hands in an effort to block it.
She repeated the sentence over and over to try to block out what her senses told her about the size of the monster.
At her hesitation, he motioned for her to sit again and turned, continuing to block Kris from sight.
The cell block fell silent, and he sensed the others also smelled the human blood.
"I like pain," another voice down the block growled.
He raised a hand to block, but she kicked him in the groin, and then in the neck.
"Rhyn—" She started forward, and Gabriel held out an arm to block her.
Katie whipped around the breakfast bar, eyes roving the kitchen for the knife block or something with which to defend herself.
When set, the eldest demonstrated a simple strike and block, then corrected her form as she followed his example.
He'd tried to block all memories of a happier time for fear he'd never see such times again.
Ed lifted his head and nickered, but he continued to work on the salt block when she didn't call him.
By taking a block of marble and carving a statue, or taking a handful of seed and growing a cornfield, you have combined your labor and know-how with something of little value and have created something of more value.
I couldn't block out of my mind, my wife's statement a few days ago; think of all the children who he could be saving.
Jule's arm shot out to block the interloper's progress toward them.
Distraught, she rolled over to find the first surprise of the day on the block of stone that acted as a nightstand: an obsidian tray of fruit and fresh pastries.
So did her sister who was visiting, and the old guy who owns the gift store on the block with the Post Office.
"Rhyn—" She started forward, and Gabriel held out an arm to block her.
All she wanted was the coziness of her studio, where she could block out everything and paint.
She closed her eyes, as if to block the tears.
And damn near impossible to see anything from down below, even if the overhang didn't block the view.
Dean gritted his teeth and dropped once more, just as a block of frozen mass as large as his head struck a glancing blow to his already aching shoulder.
The sun wouldn't be up for another hour, but the block walls of the dairy loomed clearly in the white landscape.
It shot off the counter, hitting the block wall and bouncing off to roll across the floor and stop at Carmen's feet.
Rhyn left the cell block to Toby's protests and walked with Gabe through the antechamber and into the hallway on the other side. Gabe's gaze was dark, his air brooding. Rhyn opened a portal, and they crossed through to Gabe's cabin in the underworld.
Rhyn ignored the demon and left the cell block, returning to the hallway before opening a portal. He crossed through the shadow world to the beach of the Caribbean Sanctuary. Toby was dragging Kiki up the beach by one leg.
Dean planned to send a patrol car by later to pick up some clothes but his trip home passed within a block of Parsons Street and on an impulse, he drove by the building.
Fred managed to get the license number by walking around the block and returning to the house from the rear.
No one on the block remembered the motor home, but the backyard was closed from view from the street, so unless someone was in the building it would not have been visible.
The vehicle careened down the block, narrowly missing a mail truck that honked its irritation, and sped around the corner before Dean had staggered to his feet.
The lodge was in the next block and once again mirrored the others he'd visited since this business began.
One morning she was greatly distressed by finding that one of the dogs had a block fastened to her collar.
But the coachman could not stop, for from the Meshchanski Street came more carts and carriages, and the Rostovs were being shouted at to move on and not block the way.
He could not tell them what we say now: Why fight, why block the road, losing our own men and inhumanly slaughtering unfortunate wretches?
Quinn's settings placed Howie within a block and a half of the hotel.
I don't know what I mean except I can't stop dreaming of little children, all hurt and bleeding and I don't want to see them because it hurts too much, but I can't block them out!
The words were familiar, the same words he'd spoken to Dusty thousands of years ago, when he'd discovered the youth who was not yet a man on a slave trader's block, bloodied and weeping for the family he'd just lost.
He tried to block that day from his mind as he played out the coiled rope from over his shoulder and moved backwards down the slope.
Dean's suggestion about a public Internet connection a block away on Main Street was met with a dumb stare.
The nagging question of Fitzgerald continued to block out the other important matters Dean should have been concentrating on.
She tugged the top of the kitchen table to block the doorway, hoping it would keep the creature in the kitchen.
On it, written in block letters, was Donnie Ryland.
Rhyn considered how he might use the demon, as he had once before. He didn't answer, pushing the door open to the cell block. Nearly all the cells were empty. "Where is everyone?" he asked.
He heard Hannah crying and smelled the unmistakable scent of human blood before he took a step onto the block. He strode down the block and paused in front of Hannah's cell. She was curled up on the bed, sobbing. When he looked at the cell across from her, he saw why. Jared stood in the cell, covered in blood. The cell looked as if a human had exploded, and Rhyn saw a pile of bones Jared had gnawed clean then stacked neatly.
He circled the block, approached from the other direction, and parked up the block.
The answers fell into place, one after another like a child's wooden puzzle, and even absent the last lingering block, the finished the picture was finally clear.
Rhyn moved to the door leading to the block, unable to help the small tremble of his hand. Not only had he spent too long in this very place, he'd seen Katie hurt here and barely escaped alive with her.
It also seemed perfectly reasonable to take the 1962 Nash Metropolitan for a spin around the block, even though it didn't have brakes either.
Lankha was asleep above, and the clamoring of the cell block was gone.