Lankha was asleep above, and the clamoring of the cell block was gone.
I walked down the entire block but there weren't any people.
The immortals in the cell block threw out their best offers, and she couldn't help the sense of terror settling into her gut.
The figure's arm was raised to block the blinding light.
Rose Tisdale first sighted the blue car circling the block and called Flora Watkins.
It was a beat-up Camaro parked half a block down.
"I like pain," another voice down the block growled.
So you could block others?
When set, the eldest demonstrated a simple strike and block, then corrected her form as she followed his example.
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.
He could not tell them what we say now: Why fight, why block the road, losing our own men and inhumanly slaughtering unfortunate wretches?
I grabbed a hot dog with sauerkraut at a stand nearby and watched the theater crowd exit the latest block buster show.
Quinn's settings placed Howie within a block and a half of the hotel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
All she wanted was the coziness of her studio, where she could block out everything and paint.
He'd tried to block all memories of a happier time for fear he'd never see such times again.
Tim was the quiet one and when Jim cried, everyone on the block knew he was unhappy.
The lodge was in the next block and once again mirrored the others he'd visited since this business began.
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.
Dean looked over his shoulder, expecting to see a local postmark but read, written in block letters, Rollins, Kansas.
Fred managed to get the license number by walking around the block and returning to the house from the rear.
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.
He circled the block, approached from the other direction, and parked up the block.
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.
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.
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.