If they didn't own the ore mines, they'd be using rocks to fight.
The rocks have not life, and they cannot think.
While she despised the man, her feelings still lacked a motive to sever his rope in cold blood and watch him plummet down to the rocks and churning river below.
Something was moving among the rocks at the bottom of the chasm.
Monstrous gray rocks jutted up from the earth and found themselves entwined with honeysuckle and briar vines.
It crossed her mind that he might trip on the mossy rocks, but he crossed the creek with sure steps.
She hurried after him, glancing nervously at the jumble of rocks and trees.
Peeking through the trees were some gray rocks – maybe a bluff.
Judging from the sharp rocks, they must be in the lava field.
She stretched out on the hard cold rocks and fell asleep.
He paused and pulled a weed from between some rocks and fed it to the bay.
But the black rocks sucked the heat in and held it close to the earth.
Cassie shrank back against the rocks, hoping the Indians wouldn't look up.
On the other side of the rocks, water sprang from the ground and spilled off a ledge into a large blue pool.
Hardening, Jenn turned away and retreated through the forest and rocks to the compound.
As she hopped the short distance from rocks to the ground leading up to the compound, she caught the silhouettes of two men against the cloudy sky.
A dark shape moved from the rocks while three more fanned out from the sides.
They ran to the next nearest group of rocks, where a handful of four-by-fours waited.
If you don't mark 'em all with rocks we're going to miss a turn on the way out and end up god-knows-where in the middle of the earth someplace.
They parked behind rocks, away from the direction of their approach, and immediately saw a nearly invisible path upward.
The road continued to climb at a seemingly impossible grade, more rugged now with jagged rocks littering the uneven way.
The road darkened as he entered the trees and he turned on his headlamps, trying to avoid the rocks and boulders that littered the roadway.
Rocks kicked loose fell in silence until ricocheting and bouncing far below.
He could still hear her stifled sobs as he cautiously moved down the slope, wedging his foot against rocks and small vegetation for purchase.
But unlike the floating package that danced among the rocks, the tin had not floated away.
Dean's heart began to race as he caught sight of Cynthia and Martha at the edge of the rocks near the edge of the path leading to the entrance of the Lucky Pup.
His wife motioned toward the mine entrance out of sight in the rocks and trees.
She tossed the fish back to the ocean and coiled the rope, hiding it beneath several small rocks in the back of the cave.
He glanced to the rocks where Katie had been, only to find she was gone.
She'd just sat down again when the inner door exploded into rocks that flew across the room.
In between, his sleep-movies starred Annie, huddled and pregnant as she walked the penstock trail in tears, and Shipton plunging down to the rocks and river below, amid scores of viewers clapping and cheering his bloody demise.
Jenn chose a small scouting position, hidden from view by rocks and snow.
She snagged a few small rocks from the ground and approached the portal, knife in her other hand.
The snow had melted on the mountain trail, and the dry gray rocks provided sufficient traction for Ed's hooves as they climbed higher into the hills.
He followed her up a jumble of rocks to the top of the ridge.
Rocks had been piled to make a shelter under the cliff across from them.
A fish flopped in the pond, probably avoiding a snapping turtle, and water raced over rocks in the creek below.
The sound of the water rushing over rocks and the coolness of the water lifted her spirits.
Of course, the trail would be twice as dangerous now, with slippery wet rocks and washed out places.
Then his front wheel twisted violently and he knew the tire had blown a second before he hit the sand at the shoulder and felt himself twisting and rolling in the grass and sharp rocks at the edge of the roadside.
Katie followed her instincts through the dreamscape until she climbed the last rocks and saw Rhyn curled in a ball just on the other side of a small ridge on the Sanctuary.
Lana scrunched down as far as she could in the shadow of the massive rocks around her.