Members of the elite federal government and military personnel darted between greencars and buildings, the buzz of radios and shouts adding to the compound's chaos.
Gabriel had been a friend to all the Council members, though he suspected the assassin favored Rhyn the most.
Two disheveled members of her guard were with her in a dark, blurry cage.
As for the jury, the members whispered to each other for a few minutes before they appointed their spokesperson.
And yet, she was reluctant to say anything to church members - even family members.
Other members of the defense bar would surely look closely if their clients were apprehended because of unverifiable tips and assail the source, if they could locate it.
As members of the oldest beings in the universe, the Watchers saw all.
Traci sat on an unmade bed belonging to one of the Tucson Sector members, and Sofia eyed her Guardian.
At the mention of the name, there was a noticeable reaction from all members of the Dawkins' clan.
Each team has three members, a lead person and two back-ups.
We're here to do the interview we do for all new members to the Immortal society.
Sasha himself, followed by two members of his guard of immortal badass creatures, delivered the new, bloodied tenant to the cell across the hall.
He pulled loose from her to answer it, not surprised to see another of the convent members there, probably to tell him the same thing the first did.
Several members, including Qatwal, may be willing to aid you in regaining your planet after you've reached a peace treaty.
They weren't relatives at all, but members of Romas's army.
She interacted daily with the warrior members of her husband's family, but she'd never seen one quite like this, with soulful, ancient intelligence in his black gaze and a predatory walk.
I will meet with members of the Council.
"Council members, dhjan nishani," he announced.
A'Ran listened to the Council members, uneasy.
Ne'Rin sat to his right at the largest table within the command center with the Council members arranged by rank to his left.
He suspected the Council members knew more and that this night of relative peace was the last he would know for a very long time.
She was surprised to recognize the Council members, from tall, thin Opal to the Council members whose names she'd never learned.
Nervous, uneasy, she made her way down the wall toward the Council members, who held court with themselves.
She recognized Romas and his father, two other Council members with Jetr, and a few more strangers.
Never having met Alex or any other members of the family besides their Aunt Polly, it was hard to guess.
She rubbed her face and considered ignoring her instinct, wanting to give the high-level government members the benefit of the doubt.
Two more black-clad protective service members with weapons drawn stood nearby, one a safe distance behind the lunatic and the other near the cliff.
The highest-ranking military members and civilian staff members were crammed into the small center, staring at the scene on the screen before them.
She's a brilliant analyst and one of the few non-PMF members I trust.
I never told you I was one of the original members of the special ops security teams, did I?
Dan dropped beside him, followed by Elise and the other members of their team.
Brady signaled to the two team members going with him then looked to Tony.
He motioned the PMF members behind him towards the city.
Brady drew close enough to one of the fed security members and drew his knife.
The specter pointed back towards the lake. Katie slowed and watched Gabriel continue onward. She'd liked Andre above any of the Council members, but his insistence that she go in the direction opposite of which she was headed puzzled her.
The convent members who managed the Sanctuary had replaced the wall Rhyn knocked down with a row of brown tents that matched their dresses. Rhyn eased between two of them, aware of Kiki's fading pulse. He set his brother down on the ground and looked around wildly, hoping they hadn't sent Katie's Ancient Healer, Lankha, home to the underworld.
Each obelisk listed the members of an immortal household and their offspring.
They would fight for her until their deaths, each of them as brave as the members of her guard.
She gazed around, realizing that she and the two members of her guard occupied a cage filled with the bloated corpses of a half dozen other men, what was left of her guard.
If his plan failed, he'd send the remaining members of the army with the people north, until they met Dierdirien's armies.
FLYING - SQUIRREL, properly the name of such members of the squirrel-group of rodent mammals as have a parachute-like expansion of the skin of the flanks, with attachments to the limbs, by means of which they are able to take long flying-leaps from tree to tree.
In Africa the name of flying-squirrel is applied to the members of a very different family of rodents, the Anomaluridae, which are provided with a parachute.
Among the works of benevolence with which his name is associated are the establishment of a hospital for galley slaves at Marseilles.
He adopted the economic principles of List, and founded a society, the "Vedegylet," the members of which were to consume none but home produce.
HERMAGORAS, of Temnos, Greek rhetorician of the Rhodian school and teacher of oratory in Rome, flourished during the first half of the 1st century B.C. He obtained a great reputation among a certain section and founded a special school, the members of which called themselves Hermagorei.
A papal bull having also been obtained, on the 28th of August 1425, the archbishop, in the course of a visitation of Lincoln diocese, executed his letters patent founding the college, dedicating it to the Virgin, St Thomas Becket and St Edward the Confessor, and handed over the buildings to its members, the vicar of Higham Ferrers being made the first master or warden.
The foundation was closely modelled on Winchester College, with its warden and fellows, its grammar and song schoolmasters, but a step in advance was made by the masters being made fellows and so members of the governing body.
WATER-LILY, a name somewhat vaguely given to almost any floating plant with conspicuous flowers, but applying more especially to the species of Nymphaea, Nuphar, and other members of the order Nymphaeaceae.
The feudal assembly of the tenants-in-chief; but it assumed a more definite character during the reign of Henry I., when its members, fewer in number, were the officials of the royal household and other friends and attendants of the king.
The members were called "justices," and in the king's absence the chief justiciar presided over the court.
From the first Mr Hart gained the entire confidence of the members of the Chinese government, who were wise enough to recognize his loyal and able assistance.
There followed another band after this, which was called the Royal Court Band, because the members all lived in the palace.
Instead of earning money, members of the collectives earned work points (which, of course, everyone prefers to money).
Everyone will be on Facebook, as will be every business, every idea, every brand, and all the people who were once members but have since passed away.
This is a force for peace, as more and more people have family members in more than one culture and share the interests of more than one nationality.
I never knew even the names of the members of the "court" who did not speak to me.
No doubt they were signs for the different members of the family at Ivy Green.
In connection with this lesson she learned the names of the members of the family and the word IS.
The chickens, which had also taken shelter here from the rain, stalked about the room like members of the family, too humanized, methought, to roast well.
In the dining room, which like all the rooms in the house was exceedingly lofty, the members of the household and the footmen--one behind each chair--stood waiting for the prince to enter.
The members of the household were all gathered in the reception hall: Michael Ivanovich, Mademoiselle Bourienne, Princess Mary, and the little princess.
At the other end sat the younger and less important guests, and there too sat the members of the family, and Pierre and Helene, side by side.
And the two friends told each other of their doings, the one of his hussar revels and life in the fighting line, the other of the pleasures and advantages of service under members of the Imperial family.
In the large drawing room which had become the commander in chief's office were gathered Kutuzov himself, Weyrother, and the members of the council of war.
If at first the members of the council thought that Kutuzov was pretending to sleep, the sounds his nose emitted during the reading that followed proved that the commander-in-chief at that moment was absorbed by a far more serious matter than a desire to show his contempt for the dispositions or anything else--he was engaged in satisfying the irresistible human need for sleep.
Next day, the third of March, soon after one o'clock, two hundred and fifty members of the English Club and fifty guests were awaiting the guest of honor and hero of the Austrian campaign, Prince Bagration, to dinner.
This class of guests and members sat in certain habitual places and met in certain habitual groups.
It was at first impossible to enter the drawing-room door for the crowd of members and guests jostling one another and trying to get a good look at Bagration over each other's shoulders, as if he were some rare animal.
The bigwigs, the most respected members of the club, beset the new arrivals.
Hence we have a secondary aim, that of preparing our members as much as possible to reform their hearts, to purify and enlighten their minds, by means handed on to us by tradition from those who have striven to attain this mystery, and thereby to render them capable of receiving it.
When Pierre had gone and the members of the household met together, they began to express their opinions of him as people always do after a new acquaintance has left, but as seldom happens, no one said anything but what was good of him.
Again the crowd of members of the suite and street gazers (among whom was Rostov) moved nearer to the Emperor.
The members of his suite, guessing at once what he wanted, moved about and whispered as they passed something from one to another, and a page--the same one Rostov had seen the previous evening at Boris'--ran forward and, bowing respectfully over the outstretched hand and not keeping it waiting a moment, laid in it an Order on a red ribbon.
During the dull day, in the course of which he was entertained by his elderly hosts and by the more important of the visitors (the old count's house was crowded on account of an approaching name day), Prince Andrew repeatedly glanced at Natasha, gay and laughing among the younger members of the company, and asked himself each time, What is she thinking about?
He arranged dining and funeral lodge meetings, enrolled new members, and busied himself uniting various lodges and acquiring authentic charters.
Often after collecting alms, and reckoning up twenty to thirty rubles received for the most part in promises from a dozen members, of whom half were as well able to pay as himself, Pierre remembered the masonic vow in which each Brother promised to devote all his belongings to his neighbor, and doubts on which he tried not to dwell arose in his soul.
Even those members who seemed to be on his side understood him in their own way with limitations and alterations he could not agree to, as what he always wanted most was to convey his thought to others just as he himself understood it.
She was visited by the members of the French embassy and by many belonging to that circle and noted for their intellect and polished manners.
It seemed to me that his object in entering the Brotherhood was merely to be intimate and in favor with members of our lodge.
Besides the family, there were eight borzoi kennelmen and more than forty borzois, so that, with the borzois on the leash belonging to members of the family, there were about a hundred and thirty dogs and twenty horsemen.
These were all their own people who had settled down in the house almost as members of the family, or persons who were, it seemed, obliged to live in the count's house.
The members who were assembling for dinner were sitting about in groups; they greeted Pierre and spoke of the town news.
The members of this party were those who had demanded an advance from Vilna into Poland and freedom from all prearranged plans.
When they prayed for those who love us, she prayed for the members of her own family, her father and mother and Sonya, realizing for the first time how wrongly she had acted toward them, and feeling all the strength of her love for them.
After the Emperor had left Moscow, life flowed on there in its usual course, and its course was so very usual that it was difficult to remember the recent days of patriotic elation and ardor, hard to believe that Russia was really in danger and that the members of the English Club were also sons of the Fatherland ready to sacrifice everything for it.
In the corner room at the club, members gathered to read these broadsheets, and some liked the way Karpushka jeered at the French, saying: They will swell up with Russian cabbage, burst with our buckwheat porridge, and choke themselves with cabbage soup.
A crowd of military men was assembled there, members of the staff could be heard conversing in French, and Kutuzov's gray head in a white cap with a red band was visible, his gray nape sunk between his shoulders.
Those who tried to understand the general course of events and to take part in it by self-sacrifice and heroism were the most useless members of society, they saw everything upside down, and all they did for the common good turned out to be useless and foolish--like Pierre's and Mamonov's regiments which looted Russian villages, and the lint the young ladies prepared and that never reached the wounded, and so on.
Its members will be distinguished by a red ribbon worn across the shoulder, and the mayor of the city will wear a white belt as well.
Besides a feeling of aloofness from everybody Natasha was feeling a special estrangement from the members of her own family.
The quartermasters who met the regiment announced that all the huts were full of sick and dead Frenchmen, cavalrymen, and members of the staff.
The grown-up members of the family, not to mention his wife, were pleased to have back a friend whose presence made life run more smoothly and peacefully.
All the grown-up members of the family were assembled near the round tea table at which Sonya presided beside the samovar.
Dick said they were checking title records of Grasso's family members in an effort to find the property.