The battery in the lantern might be dead or the fall might have broken it.
She owed it to the dead to attend one Guardian's wake.
To be reminded first by a woman who should be dead and again by a Healer of some sort … He shook out his shoulders and nudged his XO awake, not wanting to deal with the thoughts.
Jule, can the souls of those long dead still be freed, even if they're trapped in the ground?
It dead-ended at the cottage, surrounded by a stone fence line.
If he was dead, it meant her father did it, not Jule, who had been in the basement.
His observance was not only dead-on, it was disturbing.
I may be dead wrong, but I for one say, go for it.
The same part of her that recoiled at draining dead men's magic also understood one truth: she was no match for her father, if he decided to bury her with them.
His guards lay dead in the hallway before his door, and she leapt over their bodies, shoving the door to his apartments open.
Everything's dead, up there--no flesh or blood or growing thing anywhere.
The LeBlanc's house is a tiny cape cod, on a dead end street in south Peabody, a Boston bedroom community.
"Sounds like scads of fun," she dead panned and immediately changed the subject as she gazed out the window.
The three left for the school office; Betsy, with a slight smile on her face, Molly looking excited and Julie wondering if she was dead man walking.
If I thought sermonizing would wear out Willard for my questions, I was dead wrong.
That got me wondering about Annie too; she wasn't found for some time and the papers said she wasn't dead that long.
We'll meet soon, brother, his long-dead sister had told him right before he awoke.
"I owe you one for bringing me back from the dead," he whispered into her hair.
When she's dead, only then will you and the Guardians all get your powers back.
If the Watchers went to Damian, and Damian wanted the Magician dead … she'd be dead.
Her eyes returned to Jonny, who was lapping up what was left of the dead woman's blood.
"Alive or dead, their energy will feed you, daughter," her father said.
The ground around the monument was rich with the long dead whose souls were trapped.
She'd taken power from the Other, from the dead, from the Guardians, and even from the Original Beings, who fed her power in hopes of short-circuiting her.
After many adventures I reached Omaha, only to find that all my old friends were dead or had moved away.
War, poverty, misery, and nearly one hundred million people dead came from what essentially was a single wrong turn.
She has felt dead squirrels and rabbits and other wild animals, and is anxious to see a "walk-squirrel," which interpreted, means, I think, a "live squirrel."
There were many dead whom he did not know, but some he recognized.
Here and there a couple of bees, by force of habit and custom cleaning out the brood cells, with efforts beyond their strength laboriously drag away a dead bee or bumblebee without knowing why they do it.
Once I slept, it was the sleep of the dead and I didn't awaken until Betsy jabbed me.
"Drop dead; prick your finger, cross your heart," he added as we smiled our agreement.
The old man was still sitting in the ornamental garden, like a fly impassive on the face of a loved one who is dead, tapping the last on which he was making the bast shoe, and two little girls, running out from the hot house carrying in their skirts plums they had plucked from the trees there, came upon Prince Andrew.
"No, he's not dead--it's impossible!" she told herself and approached him, and repressing the terror that seized her, she pressed her lips to his cheek.
Just as horses shy and snort and gather about a dead horse, so the inmates of the house and strangers crowded into the drawing room round the coffin--the Marshal, the village Elder, peasant women--and all with fixed and frightened eyes, crossing themselves, bowed and kissed the old prince's cold and stiffened hand.
For herself she did not care where she remained or what happened to her, but she felt herself the representative of her dead father and of Prince Andrew.
I remember how he began speaking to him about Lise as if she were alive--he had forgotten she was dead--and Tikhon reminded him that she was no more, and he shouted, 'Fool!'
With wide-open eyes she gazed at the moonlight and the shadows, expecting every moment to see his dead face, and she felt that the silence brooding over the house and within it held her fast.
But not only was it impossible to make out what was happening from where he was standing down below, or from the knoll above on which some of his generals had taken their stand, but even from the fleches themselves--in which by this time there were now Russian and now French soldiers, alternately or together, dead, wounded, alive, frightened, or maddened-- even at those fleches themselves it was impossible to make out what was taking place.
Clouds gathered and drops of rain began to fall on the dead and wounded, on the frightened, exhausted, and hesitating men, as if to say: Enough, men!
Here and there among the cells containing dead brood and honey an angry buzzing can sometimes be heard.
Only a few of them still move, rise, and feebly fly to settle on the enemy's hand, lacking the spirit to die stinging him; the rest are dead and fall as lightly as fish scales.
Aren't they afraid of sinning?... said the same mob now, looking with pained distress at the dead body with its long, thin, half-severed neck and its livid face stained with blood and dust.