Noticing a deck of cards on the counter, she paused.
The rest of her clothes were there in the room in case he came into the house, and she thought the deck was as private as her bedroom with him out on the range wet nursing his cattle.
Deidre wanted to deck him again.
She wanted to deck her mirror image.
The French doors were locked, and she beat on them, looking around wildly for deck furniture to break the glass.
A'Ran, dhjan of Anshan, strode from the room in which he'd left her into the secondary control deck, a small room lit up with scenes of space, the planet, their destination, and the internal corridors of the craft.
When Ne'Rin signaled all was ready, he strode from the deck into the corridor and straight to her cell.
He stood in the confined main deck of the transport craft after his own craft had been disabled in an ambush.
Where most houses would have a deck, there was a large studio, with professional lighting and lots of glass.
I don't regret it, Rhyn. You've had the deck stacked against you. The least I could do was give you a second chance.
There's a difference between free will and having the deck stacked against you. Humans need someone to protect them from these reckless Immortals, not to mention the demons.
She opened the back door to a pleasant redwood deck overlooking a small, well-kept back yard.
"Jeff finished the deck last fall," she said, "just before the snow.
Birds sang in the mature trees that ringed the deck and there was a country smell of spring.
If she accepted, there was no going back, and she suspected Darian had already stacked the deck to win, whatever win meant to a wild man like him.
You never would've done what you did if we didn't … stack the deck, I believe you say here.
But the captain drove him from the deck, and, wandering on in search of work, he fell in with a canal boatman who engaged him.
Tupaya, a Tahitian, who accompanied Captain Cook in the " Endeavour " to Europe, supplied his patron with maps; Raraka drew a map in chalk of the Paumotu archipelago on the deck of Captain Wilkes's vessel; the Marshall islanders, according to Captain Winkler (Marine Rundschau, Oct.
Battery, the upper deck pompoms and the guns in the fore top. The storming parties drawn up ready to rush ashore lost both their leaders at this point.
He took his stand on the forward deck, while the robber sailors stood in a half circle before him, anxious to listen to his song.
The factors I describe above kick in: The poor perceive themselves locked into poverty, deprived of justice, or feel they have the economic deck stacked against them.
Every day the people went upon deck to look out for land.
I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the mast and on the deck of the world, for there I could best see the moonlight amid the mountains.
And after a pause, he added: "But beware, dear brother, that these gloves do not deck hands that are unclean."