A Colorado farm boy was found cowering from his father's wrath in the loft of a barn while a retarded Illinois ten year old was lured to the house of a local registered sex offender after being told his parents had sold him to the man.
In a second bedroom, he sees himself, cowering beneath the cover, and biting back tears.
While his teenage action was untrustworthy, it was venial compared to abandoning the child to an abductor if that was what the cowering, younger Howie had done!
Darian was cowering at the gate-line, his wide shoulders hunched and his frame shaking.
Though he possessed nowhere near the level of power he used to, he was still able to sense the figure cowering in a corner.
The cowering healer left his corner of the cell for the first time in a while and approached the human on the bed.
Based on his cowering every time Rhyn roared, she doubted it.
Katie asked, startled to see the cowering healer in her room.
Cowering in the opposite corner, sat a young lady rocking, with her face in her hands.
Demons that could take on the forms of whatever human they pleased were rare, and Darkyn had hand-selected the one before him for this mission. Impressed, he stood back and motioned the cowering Immortal in the corner forward. The Immortal scientist, Ully, crept towards them, the chains around his feet rattling with each step.
The Immortal cowering in the corner gasped. Darkyn circled the super demon in satisfaction.
In the general scheme of attack the landing at this last point was of primary importance; the largest force had been detailed for it, and the troops were for the most part conveyed to the beach in a steamer (the " River Clyde ") which was run ashore; but only some scattered detachments cowering close to the water's edge had established themselves on land by nightfall, and the Allies' position here seemed to be highly critical.