"Can I ask you something?" she called through the door, an odd note in her voice that made him pause as he pulled on the other boot.
It twisted its odd little face to look at her and sniffed at her arm with its small trunk.
What an odd thing to say at a time like this, he thought.
An odd scratching sound came from the kitchen, like Evelyn's cat scratching at the door after it returned from its morning prowl.
And in it were some odd little pictures, which he never grew tired of looking at.
Having spent enough time on the ship to understand the odd society, she knew better than to charge in and handle what he would consider his duty.
She dipped everything she tried-- from meat to casseroles with odd textures-- in the clear broth.
She sat across from Evelyn, who continued to give her the odd look, and clasped her hands together hard to keep them from shaking as they took off.
An odd look crossed her face.
The odd energy flowing between them held them both in silence for a long moment before he spoke.
She had her odd gifts with her and sat at the battle planner.
"Water," he said, an odd note in his voice.
The famous million dollar highway, which climbed three mountain passes before ending seventy-odd miles later in Durango, was spectacular by anyone's definition, more so after a fresh winter snow.
Her brow furrowed at the odd sentiment.
Kiera shook her head, perplexed by their odd invitation to stay with them.
The odd tension was between them again, and she wondered what it was about her abductor that made her blood burn, especially when he was so unapproachable.
Mansr's parting warning, that she must voluntarily accept her role and Anshan as her home, had struck him as odd, for why would she not when he honored her with the greatest honor ever bestowed upon a non-ruling Anshan?
The odd little man was the loyal ally A'Ran considered him!
When the work was finished, the old fishing boat looked rather odd, with a paddle wheel on each side which dipped just a few inches into the water.
"No," he said without hesitation, accustomed to Darian's odd questions.
As if noticing him for the first time, Darian stared at Bianca's brother, an odd look crossing his face.
Jule felt the creature's presence disappear and dwelled on the odd arrangement.
"Actually, he said no relationships with Naturals," Rainy said, giving him an odd look.
An odd sense entered her mind, dulling her senses.
Wynn was looking at her again, an odd light in his eyes.
Just her little fangs and the odd presence she found subtle but which apparently had a staggering effect on men.
She'd been asked that question more than once while out and didn't understand it, unless it was some sort of odd Southern greeting.
There was a traitor among the fifty-odd death-dealers he had above ground, and he'd assigned twelve-hour shifts to keep an eye on the apartment where he sent Deidre.
Odd, coming from my best assassin.
Her body was weak but working, and there were more of the odd sugar cubes beside her pillow.
He gave her an odd look and started down the hall, waving for her to follow.
"Well, yes, in a sense," the lieutenant said, an odd note in his voice.
After the rapture of meeting, and after that odd feeling of unsatisfied expectation--the feeling that "everything is just the same, so why did I hurry?"--Nicholas began to settle down in his old home world.