When she opened them, they stood outside a stone façade of a compound built into the side of a mountain and surrounded by evergreen trees whose branches were heavy with snow.
The windows of the compound at the peak of the mountain were protected by film to keep light from leaking out.
As she hopped the short distance from rocks to the ground leading up to the compound, she caught the silhouettes of two men against the cloudy sky.
Blinded by emotion, he made his way out of the underground compound without knowing where he went.
Kiera followed as Evelyn turned toward the main house, a sprawling, single-story compound made of brilliant white stone and dotted with hundreds of glass-less windows.
I'm not sure we didn't compound problems.
She twisted in her seat to face General Greene, one of the three people on the compound authorized by the manic commander to be present in the command hub alone.
She sipped from a container of water and turned again to the wall behind the titanium glass, unable to pinpoint how one of the sensitive keypads had made it outside the compound or when.
We left the compound and got ambushed by people we mistook for refugees.
She jogged across the compound to the area of one of the breaches.
The compound was the eye of a storm.
The area beyond the gates and inspections was quiet, with men and women dressed in government uniforms touring the compound like it was any other day and not possibly the last day of the world.
With the former Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and the Special Assistant to the VP, not to mention the biofields, electromagnetic fields, and other beefed security measures, the compound at the top of the mountain was a fortress commanded by the President's own right-hand man.
They were somewhere else completely: a sprawling compound with low buildings, a huge barn and a massive, two-story hacienda style house.
Beyond where the compound ended, she saw the tan sands of the desert punctuated by short, round shrubs It's called Traveling.
"I'm supposed to make Xander miserable, drop off my cousins to a compound filled with complete strangers who have magical powers, and wait for things to blow up this weekend," Jessi summarized.
They're almost untraceable and have even showed up at our compound in Texas.
You can't fully make that decision, until you're willing to accept that all this" Sofi waved her hand around the compound "is your new place in life and that for some reason, you belong with a freak of nature of a man."
Back at the quiet Texas compound, where the early evening and open space made her feel a little less trapped by her situation.
A chill descended over the desert compound as the sun set.
It was the union of a small number of atoms of one kind with a small number of another kind to form a compound atom, or as we now say a "molecule."
The conceptions of "element," "compound" and "mixture" became more precise than they had been hitherto; in an element all the atoms are alike, in a compound all the molecules are alike, in a mixture there are different kinds of molecules.
The law of multiple proportions asserts that if two elements form more than' one compound, then the weights of the one element Law of which are found combined with unit weight of the other multiple in the different compounds, must be in the ratio of two propor or more whole numbers.
Stas, in his syntheses of silver iodide, weighed the silver and the iodine separately, and after converting them into the compound he weighed this also.
The change from a binary compound, that is, one containing two elements, to a ternary compound in which.
It is evident that this is practicable if the number and kind of atoms contained in the molecule of a compound can be determined.
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