The black fortress and dark skies made her heart drop to her feet.
He trailed them into the dark fortress but kept his distance, eyeing his surroundings with distaste.
Ocean surrounded the small island, upon which a fortress sat, several hundred meters away, up a sloping hill on top of solid rock.
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.
We should reach the fortress in the morning. It looks like she's there, Gabe reported.
Present Day Fortress of the Black God
When she was dressed and ready, she left her room and walked through the fortress to the bottom floor.
Gabe tossed the brandy over the side of the fortress wall and caught her as she tried to escape.
Gabriel's lover and master, the deity Death, materialized beside him at the Oracle's altar in the center of an ancient fortress in the Sanctuary.
Katie didn.t recognize the woman who greeted them and ushered them into the small fortress on an undeclared—hidden by magic—island in the Caribbean.
There are signs when Death is in her fortress. I might be able to see the trees in their defensive positions from here.
At least from the peak, she'd see anything before it got to the fortress, even in the moonlight.
Rather than face this ordeal Alexius fled to Vienna and placed himself under the protection of his brother-in-law, the emperor Charles VI., who sent him for safety first to the Tirolean fortress of Ahrenberg, and finally to the castle of San Elmo at Naples.
The robed man led her into the fortress and wound his way through bright intersections, down stairs, and into a more opulent part of the building.
Meeting the Dark One so close to the fortress, then, was not an option.
He made his way through the fortress to a bedroom and slammed the door behind them.
He was far enough away from the Sanctuary's fortress not to cause a threat to those there, so long as the two people buffering him stayed close.
Why were the Others lurking in the forest outside the Black God's fortress, if not to kill them all?
Both were sweating by the time he saw their destination: a stone fortress nestled inside the forest.
The vamp strode towards the fortress and cut through a trail to the rocky area to the west.
Ully obeyed. They crept through the hallways, avoiding any that seemed crowded. Toby followed the directions he saw in his memories and led them to a small chamber near the center of the fortress. They entered and closed the door, seeing the open portal hovering in the middle. He took Ully's hand, and they stepped into it.
Finally, he broke through the thatch of branches and leaves blocking most of the sun. The day was darkening. In the distance, he saw the massive fortress that was Death's, and he saw the Lake of Souls he'd seen in angel memories. He saw birds but couldn't see through the jungle to where Katie might be. The branch holding him swayed in a heavy wind that smelled of rain.
The guards on the fortress walls had bunched together to watch and draw poison- tipped arrows.
Denouncing the temporal power of the pope he implored the emperor to deliver Italy, and especially Rome, from their oppressors; but, heedless of his invitations, Charles kept him in prison for more than a year in the fortress of Raudnitz, and then handed him over to Clement, who had been clamouring for his surrender.
He walked back to the fortress, hoping the cold night air cleared his mind.
Deidre went obediently with her towards the fortress, numb and nauseous.
The fortress around the courtyard was four stories tall and lined with wooden doors indicating guest rooms.
The entire fortress was empty. Rhyn ducked his head into a salon the size of half Kris's castle. He and Gabe had reached the gleaming marble palace at the center of the underworld just after dawn only to find it unguarded and missing its key occupant.
As far as we know. I didn't see her enter the portal, but one of our spies was in her fortress when she entered the chamber you indicated.
He replaced the necklace around his neck and strode back to the fortress, his new home for eternity.
Vamps poured out of the fortress into the snow, stopping to puzzle over the brilliant purple lights lancing across the treeline.
Mind, driven from the field of extension, erects its last fortress in the pineal gland.
Cyclops in their mountain fortress of Petra.
It was destroyed in 796, rebuilt by the crusaders in 1134 (their fortress and chapel remain, much ruined).
Golitsuin it was who suggested taking refuge in that strong fortress and won over the boyars of the opposite party.
It had been the night she left the forest fortress, the night she was captured.
Sirian and Rissa wound through the fortress before disappearing into a door guarded by two men.
Jenn turned and walked towards the fortress again.
"This stream leads to the Lake of Souls then beyond to Death's fortress," Gabe said and stood.
She stood on a covered landing of a fortress made of black stones overlooking a parched desert beneath dual suns too faded to provide anything other than indirect light.
It was just after dawn, and the fortress was silent.
Landon was in the bottom floor of the fortress, waiting with a familiar face in the study.