In one heavy thunder-shower the lightning struck a large pitch pine across the pond, making a very conspicuous and perfectly regular spiral groove from top to bottom, an inch or more deep, and four or five inches wide, as you would groove a walking-stick.
An arc of lightning left her father's hand and slammed the stranger into the wall.
Lightning flashed so bright that the room lit up, and shortly afterward it thundered so loud that the windows rattled.
The moment their lips met, lightning flew through her, setting every nerve afire with awareness unlike anything she'd felt before.
At present, there are about one hundred new cases reported per month around the world, infecting about the same number of people as die from lightning strikes.
She raised her fist to lay a right hook to his throat, beginning to panic when the lightning arced between his hands.
Another brilliant bolt of lightning ended in a deafening clap of thunder.
Lightning flashed again, and thunder rattled the windowpanes.
Purple lightning lit up the space around them.
If we weren't cooked by lightning, we'd be drowned before we got down this mountain.
His hand remained, and she felt the cool lightning in her mind, ruffling through her memories.
The Other glowed purple-black in the night, and more lightning streaked towards Darian.
Another vamp was suspended in a tree, pinned by purple-white lightning arcing from the hand of a small creature she recognized as an Other.
Her gaze followed the lightning emanating from the second Other's body.
She threw herself into the snow, watching the lightning slice the air where she'd been.
Her fingers continued, and he felt the heat of her touch like lightning running through his body.
Her breasts brushed his arm, sending lightning and warmth through him.
The Black God was fighting nearby, hurling black clouds at the Others then trying not to get hit by lightning in return.
Jenn looked from the next guardsman to the Other whose lightning lit up its hands.
He knocked the guardsman back with a punch and deflected the Other's lightning effortlessly.
In Los Angeles they sometimes had thunder and lightning, but not like this.
Lightning flashed brilliantly and thunder rattled the windowpanes in their frames.
It was dark, but the constant lightning flashes exposed a world of wildly waving branches.
Glinka, the editor of the Russian Messenger, who was recognized (cries of "author! author!" were heard in the crowd), said that "hell must be repulsed by hell," and that he had seen a child smiling at lightning flashes and thunderclaps, but "we will not be that child."
The smoke of the guns mingled with this mist, and over the whole expanse and through that mist the rays of the morning sun were reflected, flashing back like lightning from the water, from the dew, and from the bayonets of the troops crowded together by the riverbanks and in Borodino.
Instead they searched their surroundings wildly in the light of periodic lightning and the fire at the far end of the hall.
He shot lightning at her that bounced off and hit an inmate.
"Darian, Sofi—" Darian didn't let her finish but swept the Oracle up into his arms, grimacing as he absorbed the lightning magic.
She threw herself down to avoid the second, sent another knife in its direction to distract it, and leapt up, dancing and twisting through the lightning streams.
As the flames of the fire hidden within come more and more vividly and rapidly from an approaching thundercloud, so, as if in opposition to what was taking place, the lightning of hidden fire growing more and more intense glowed in the faces of these men.
A brilliant flash of lightning made the furniture in their bedroom stand out in relief.