The unknown can be worse than reality, and she had no idea what to expect on the flight.
It's a reality - like morning sickness.
Gradually the reality of his antics sank in.
I was shocked at how harsh reality can be.
It's fine to have high ideals about not going too far, but the reality of it is, it can happen before you realize what is happening.
Yet in reality, five individuals, some joined by love, some nearly strangers and others with a history, that might surface and run amuck.
In reality, my conversations with this monster were far more extensive and frightening but what follows is a highlighted version.
And your brother may not thank you when he realizes he must live with the reality that he killed an innocent for the rest of his life.
He didn't realize how much until he actually needed their brutal take on reality to ground him.
"You are about to confront your new reality," he said.
Damian didn't care; Sofia liked Pierre, and he had a feeling Pierre's blunt dose of reality was soothing to her in a world where nothing else made sense.
The fever had taken her out of her mind and into the alternate reality of a dream.
Even with him taking the edge off, reality still wasn't real.
Past-Death hadn't felt the sting of reality that Wynn learned the hard way his second time around.
The reality of his stark words made her wonder what he would've done in the same situation.
At first she had thought of him as being asleep, but in the last few days reality was beginning to sink in.
It didn't mean Gabriel was ready to swallow the reality of being bound to the woman who tortured him.
What if he approached the Code not as a slave but as an equal concerned about the greater good, a dynamic reality the Code had no way of knowing, due to its own static nature?
They sat for a while before she felt a familiar sense of anxiety at the reality of her situation.
She stiffened at the reality and couldn't decide if it were good to keep the distance between them or if she really wanted more.
She claimed Shipton was nuts to have her back, when in reality, who knows how he felt?
I don't think we'll ever learn when reality took over from fantasy.
We need to concentrate on reality, not what could have been.
When Jackson awoke, reality did not hit immediately.
The reality of what someone had done made her feel sick.
We called his position Regional Marketing Manager, but in reality he was a glorified errand boy—a paper pusher.
In reality, neither ever gave a flip about the other's life or career.
Other times reality took over.
A barred owl called "you-all" in a southern drawl, jarring him to the reality that the sun had set.
He carefully tucked away the reality that—if Jonny hadn't crippled her—she wouldn't have been taken.
Whatever happened, it wasn't because of a gang, and they were smart enough to know the difference between reality and what they saw on TV.
Whatever sick game or alternate reality this is, I'm not playing anymore!
We may add that according to this view nothing is real but the living spirit of God and the world of living spirits which He has created; the things of this world have only reality in so far as they are the appearance of spiritual substance, which underlies everything.
The course of things and their connexion is only thinkable by the assumption of a plurality of existences, the reality of which (as distinguished from our knowledge of them) can be conceived only as a multitude of relations.
I am, in reality, a very big bug, and doubtless the most intelligent being in all this broad domain.
But what about a reasoned belief based on a balanced look at both history and current reality that leads you to be optimistic?
To "go nano" is to directly manipulate reality at the atomic level.
Why, only a little while ago people thought it quite impossible to teach the deaf-blind anything; but no sooner was it proved possible than hundreds of kind, sympathetic hearts were fired with the desire to help them, and now we see how many of those poor, unfortunate persons are being taught to see the beauty and reality of life.
What we had supposed to be peaks were in reality a thousand glittering spires.
The customs of some savage nations might, perchance, be profitably imitated by us, for they at least go through the semblance of casting their slough annually; they have the idea of the thing, whether they have the reality or not.
Shams and delusions are esteemed for soundest truths, while reality is fabulous.
He said the attack had been repulsed, employing this military term to describe what had occurred to his regiment, but in reality he did not himself know what had happened during that half-hour to the troops entrusted to him, and could not say with certainty whether the attack had been repulsed or his regiment had been broken up.
Only now and then detached ideas and impressions from the world of reality shot unexpectedly through his mind.