When the opportunity presented itself, she grabbed it.
Suddenly facts fell into place, previously homeless happenings began making sense, and a picture arranged itself in Dean's mind.
Roosevelt is saying that freedom itself cannot exist apart from some amount of economic liberty.
Lana twisted to watch it lower itself to the ground a hundred meters behind her position.
As one problem worked itself out, another always seemed to take its place.
She pulled hard on the rope, feeling some give, then tautness as the anchor lodged itself between unmovable objects.
The craft above him opened its door and lowered itself as close as it dared to the ground.
One of the demons launched itself down the hall after her, only for the other to tackle it and the two of them to roll down the hall in a furry mass of wings, legs, and snapping teeth.
The image replayed itself in her mind, and guilt flooded her.
The leather-like necklace itself contained the stiffness of something new, rather than the well-worn suppleness of the one around her neck.
Now that they were back in sync, would this unexplainable fear wedge itself between them?
The hibernating creature within her shook itself awake and began crawling through her blood.
Weaponized famine occurs when hunger itself is used to gain a political or military end.
Instead of piety being expressed simply in a multitude of unrelated individual acts, it expressed itself in group action.
Under the cloud of war, it is humanity hanging itself on a cross of iron.
But the opportunity to talk privately didn't offer itself the rest of the day.
The tiny specs indicating crafts or personnel in the 3D image moved and changed; the image itself spun slowly, as if to present her with all sides of the battle at once.
I think the best course of action in this instance is inaction—let this business play itself out, at least for the time being.
If his week was any indication, this was not about to fix itself as easily as the portal shutting out his assassins.
The beast within continued to throw itself at it, ceasing finally when it saw the prison had been reinforced.
The pterodactyl dropped and caught itself, coasting in the sea breeze.
Toby began to panic and pull, and the jaguar lowered itself farther to the ground, planting its back legs and jerking the boy towards the forest.
She looked up, shocked to see Sasha standing over them, his sharp gaze on the creature preparing itself for a second attack.
Suddenly, a dark form launched itself from behind a group of boulders onto her path.
"Let's just leave it alone and let it work itself out," she said with a sigh as she snuggled against him.
The PMF was the only party standing while the government tore itself apart.
The concerned look on Randy Byrne's face told Dean that Cynthia's action, while not of itself so unusual, was totally out of character for the boy's mother.
Add to that how food itself is changing, our food choices change, our lifestyles change, and all along the way we are aging.
GMO could make this a crop that Africa could easily use to feed itself, gain food independence, and maybe even export.
And advances in drip irrigation, which itself isn't exactly new but is becoming far more widespread and ever more efficient, allows crops to be grown with massively less water.
No one I knew of had ever seriously considered the possibility that without any conflict, treaty, war, or even a coin toss, the Soviet Union would simply vote itself into nonexistence in 1991.
Vara and Hilden were silent, as stricken as he was as the demon freed itself from Memon's body enough to reach for Rissa.
The city had struggled through the drabness of poverty and joblessness in an effort to raise itself from the ashes of long-dead industries.
Much later, in the darkest part of the night, Dean's mind was creating picture stories to amuse itself while his body lay in frozen and unmoving slumber like a fallen mannequin.
His shove almost drove her to her knees again. She steadied herself and looked up in time to see him disappear into the jungle. Fear made her heart pound. The strange path he'd been following appeared ahead of her, revealing itself only a few steps at a time. She started at a walk and quickened to a jog, making sure the path wouldn't close and trip her. The path kept up with her, and she ran.
Lana, you know enough about the PMF to know they're the only force—perhaps in the world—with the ability to survive the government tearing itself apart.
The helicopter righted itself fast, and she saw the parachute Brady had been trying to release by smashing his fist against the control box in the ceiling.
The meds in her system, the weakness from her injury, the night itself was too much for her to digest fully.
The connection between them flowed with hot energy, the planet's life form itself bonding the two of them together at their touch.
The thought that they had no water on the planet itself had never occurred to her.
"Qatwal has always been full of itself, but they may still aid you," Mansr said.
She rested against the door, jarred when the flash of a grey knife crossed inches before her eyes, followed by a muted thunk as the weapon buried itself in the door.