For a creature from the time-before-time, it's not always the case, Fate said.
But not a trace could they find of the tiny creature they sought.
Jule was knocked off his feet by a hard blow but got back up, beckoning to the other creature with a look of confidence out of place for his bloodied face.
Cold and merciless, this creature was her mate for all time.
The beautiful creature passed her hands over her eyes an instant, tucked in a stray lock of hair that had become disarranged, and after a look around the garden made those present a gracious bow and said, in a sweet but even toned voice:
The Watcher had been up front with him about the mission, which meant there was much more than the immortal creature was saying.
They heard the sudden twittering of a bird, but could not find the creature anywhere.
"What a charming creature your younger girl is," said the visitor; "a little volcano!"
As she watched, the creature rose and hobbled from the desk to a nearby shelf.
I said a creature who has never known peace will surrender unconditionally when he tastes it for the first time.
Rarely does a promotion involve conquering a creature older than time.
Wynn wasn't about to ask why it was secret or spend too much time in Hell with the violent creature before him.
A full head smaller than him, Darkyn was nonetheless the most lethal creature Gabriel had ever known.
The horse had especially attracted their notice, because it was the biggest and strangest creature they had ever seen; so it became the center of their first attack.
I would like to feel a parrot talk, it would be so much fun! but I would be pleased with, and love any little creature you send me.
It is hardly as if you had seen a wild creature when a rabbit or a partridge bursts away, only a natural one, as much to be expected as rustling leaves.
He knew it was Napoleon--his hero--but at that moment Napoleon seemed to him such a small, insignificant creature compared with what was passing now between himself and that lofty infinite sky with the clouds flying over it.
Another and yet another creature of the same kind sprang from a second door and a third; more hugging, more kissing, more outcries, and tears of joy.
Prince Andrew longed to snatch up, to squeeze, to hold to his heart, this helpless little creature, but dared not do so.
He glanced once at the companion's face, saw her attentive and kindly gaze fixed on him, and, as often happens when one is talking, felt somehow that this companion in the black dress was a good, kind, excellent creature who would not hinder his conversing freely with Princess Mary.
Dusty considered her before gazing back at the mutilated creature on top of the stainless steel lab counter.
His eyes turned black, fathomless, and she knew whatever creature possessed the human body was loosening its grip on its powers.
At the far end of the library was a creature that made her think twice about entering.
She couldn't help thinking the creature whose job it was to trick people into Hell wasn't above lying to the human mate he took.
"You are the soul to a creature who had none," he said.
There was only one creature in any world that deserved to suffer from a blood-bond, and that was past-Death.
Jim's eyes stuck out as much as those of the Sawhorse, and he stared at the creature with his ears erect and his long head drawn back until it rested against his arched neck.
There was no way to get the creature out without breaking the vase, so the Tin Woodman smashed it with his axe and set the little prisoner free.
Long afterward James Hogg said, "I never felt so grateful to any creature below the sun as I did to Sirrah that morning."
He is the same restless little creature he was when you saw him.
There are many furrows in the sand where some creature has travelled about and doubled on its tracks; and, for wrecks, it is strewn with the cases of caddis-worms made of minute grains of white quartz.
But they've been very scarce for a few years and we usually have to be content with elephants or buffaloes, answered the creature, in a regretful tone.
The green maiden was much astonished at the sight of so unusual a creature, for horses were unknown in this Land; but those who lived in the Emerald City were apt to be astonished by queer sights, so after inspecting the cab-horse and noting the mild look in his big eyes the girl decided not to be afraid of him.
When the people saw me come from the sky they naturally thought me some superior creature, and bowed down before me.
I was no longer a restless, excitable little creature, requiring the attention of everybody on the train to keep me amused.
Jule launched himself out the window as the creature made the second blow against the door.