Her spirits did a roller coaster as she desperately watched his retreating back, and then comprehended his words.
"Hard to tell," Bordeaux mused, still watching the retreating troop.
She watched his retreating back and knew there would be little sleep for her tonight.
The words weren't out of my mouth when we heard his door open and footsteps retreating down the hall.
When we'd finished, he remained with the women instead of retreating upstairs.
He took her arm and led her to the couch, retreating to the kitchen for more cookies, water, and a bottle of painkillers.
"You have no fear," Jonny said, his sharp gaze on the retreating vamp.
She snagged a jar of Jif and a spoon, retreating to her library.
She gave him another smile and turned away, retreating through the black portal.
Then, a wave to the dust of the retreating vehicle.
Neither a hero nor a Good Samaritan, Wynn found himself retreating to the far wall, in case the worst-case scenario happened, and one of the powerful creatures decided to act.
Alex opened the passenger door and climbed into the car, his attention equally divided between the retreating figure and Carmen.
She followed them and set her cocoa down on the counter, grabbing the whiskey and retreating with the intent of drinking herself to sleep.
She considered retreating but suspected that would draw the attention of the men focused on the battle.
"What was that all about?" he asked, looking over his shoulder at her retreating form.
Clouds from the retreating storm looked like a triumphant army, hauling away its ordinance for another engagement—with only white-gray stragglers tagging behind.
The forms were getting braver, darting out from the trees and then retreating when she flashed the light in that direction.
He stepped away from her, retreating to the bedroom area.
Instead of retreating into the forest—the way they'd come—he walked behind a boulder and started up a set of long, shallow steps leading up the mountain.
Dean retrieved his car and fought his way out of town on roads thick with retreating commuters.
Watching his retreating back, it occurred to her once again that she might lose him over moral issues.
But he couldn't know that the fear was retreating further with each minute.
Taran turned on his heel, retreating into the squat building once more.
She stared at his retreating back, relief mingling with a new ache.
With that, he stepped off the porch and strode to his car, leaving her staring open mouthed at his retreating back.
Retreating to the center of the room, she tried to think instead of outright panicking.
Immediately on the fall of Pembroke Cromwell set out to relieve Lambert, who was slowly retreating before Hamilton's superior forces; he joined him near Knaresborough on the 12th of August, and started next day in pursuit of Hamilton in Lancashire, placing himself at Stonyhurst near Preston, cutting off Hamilton from the north and his allies, and defeating him in detail on the 17th, 18th and 19th at Preston and at Warrington.
Hurriedly retreating to Senaf, hard pressed by the Italians, who shelled Senaf on the evening of the 15th of January, Mangashh was obliged to abandon his camp and provisions to Baratieri, who also secured a quantity of correspondence establishing the complicity of Menelek and Mangash in the revolt of Bath-Agos.
Pursued by the French army of a hundred thousand men under the command of Bonaparte, encountering a population that was unfriendly to it, losing confidence in its allies, suffering from shortness of supplies, and compelled to act under conditions of war unlike anything that had been foreseen, the Russian army of thirty-five thousand men commanded by Kutuzov was hurriedly retreating along the Danube, stopping where overtaken by the enemy and fighting rearguard actions only as far as necessary to enable it to retreat without losing its heavy equipment.
The French, retreating in 1812--though according to tactics they should have separated into detachments to defend themselves--congregated into a mass because the spirit of the army had so fallen that only the mass held the army together.