"I may have violated our secrecy code," I told her as I slipped into bed.
She sat down because the code of conduct about standing while guarding took second place to comfort.
She played the Code the same way she played each of us.
He'd never viewed the Code in this light, as more than his master.
If that means we break the Code to save it, then so be it.
The Code was no longer his master.
I knew from my in depth research, the number and location of all payphones bearing the area code and first two numbers dear Brenda provided me.
"If you feel the need to expel me for almost breaking the Code, I will go where you bid," Harmony said in a quieter voice.
He'd never resented the Code before.
The Code had always been his foundation in a world that adopted him despite his origins.
The Code is an instruction manual.
I spent thousands of years and broke the Code twice.
By divine code, neither can you.
"There's nothing in the Code about what I'm dealing with," he said.
He had the right people helping him, a mate who reluctantly agreed to his plan to help her, a better understanding of when to break the Code and a plan to repair all that was broken within his domain on the mortal realm.
He recalled his labors on the Legal Code, and how painstakingly he had translated the articles of the Roman and French codes into Russian, and he felt ashamed of himself.
The mating bond of the Immortals and deities and the blood bond of the demons were the two oldest bonds, unbreakable under the Immortal Code and from the laws older than the Code.
How did he follow the Code, when it felt like it was betraying him?
I know how devoted to the precious Code and your honor you are, Gabriel.
He'd obeyed the Code and his predecessor without question, until forced to choose between them and his conscience.
The Code is not an absolute for deities but a relationship.
Gabe tried to envision the Code as a woman, one that he could negotiate with.
What past-Death and the Code had been to him - the one-way relationship they'd forced upon him – would not survive the day.
He'd been ignoring the extent of the power available from the souls for fear of violating the Code, which he now understood was not binding in the face of a threat like Darkyn.
Under Hollywood's production code at the time, movies could not include nudity, criminal activity, or offensive language, or depict illegal drug use, venereal disease, or childbirth.
More than ever was Boris resolved to serve in future not according to the written code, but under this unwritten law.
I could call ahead for a camp site; I know the telephone area code and prefix.
He's fair, honorable, a stickler for the Code, and not someone anyone will mess with.
Code breakers and linguists were consulted, chemists and biologists patched up their differences and worked together, and scientific groups were formed to share information and theories.
We know how to power a clock with this energy but haven't yet cracked the code on doing it at scale.
He would say a lot of pleasant things, ask you to dinner" ("That would not be bad as regards the unwritten code," thought Boris), "but nothing more would come of it.
The area code is Vermont.
She hires a contract programmer in Russia for $3000 to code it and advertises on Craig's List for a designer who will work for some stock.
In the United States, you could do it via the tax code, with government only acting as an income redistribution agent but not as a food distributor.
While Prince Andrew went to report about the purple-faced general, that gentleman--evidently not sharing Boris' conception of the advantages of the unwritten code of subordination--looked so fixedly at the presumptuous lieutenant who had prevented his finishing what he had to say to the adjutant that Boris felt uncomfortable.
Unfortunately, you were far more careless calling your tip line and a telephone code was noted and remembered by the operator.
When you forsake divine code, it has a way of forsaking you.
And, you can't break the Immortal Code to help him.
By divine code, neither can you.
He followed all the rules in the Code, but he couldn't help thinking he was doing something …wrong.