The left side of Howie's head was absent hair and a series of three dark scars were visible.
She sensed the unseen scars of war and strife, the price of Anshan's struggle, buried deep beneath the surface of the hardened man before her.
If you don't think I've seen scars, I'll take you down to hospital ER on any Saturday night.
There were two small scars on her neck.
Without the scars, he was a darkly handsome man, his features heavy and masculine.
Half her face was knotted with horrible scars, the other half displaying skin close to the same shade as the white pillowcase beneath her.
Neither gnarled fingers nor old scars nor old doubts and sorrows were any of them in evidence now.
The scars from the demon attack were there.
She shuddered, looking at the tiny scars of his teeth on her forearm.
She couldn't imagine even one of the genetically altered warriors healing so quickly from an impact great enough to create the deep scars on his face!
"Maybe I am dead," he said, tracing the scars down to his feet.
Even from the distance, she could see the scars down one side of his face.
His chest was covered in the same deep scars that lined his face and neck.
The nature of the fructification of Sigillaria was first satisfactorily determined in 1884 by Zeiller, who found the characteristic Sigillarian leaf-scars on the peduncles of certain large strobili (Sigillariostrobus).
The scars ran all the way through his hand, as if it had been chopped up and put back together.
Healing his scars made her feel a familiar sense of exhaustion, and she retreated to the couch in front of the TV, content to doze and recover.
She sat to pull on shoes and saw the scars around her wrists, evidence of her fight against the bindings Jilian used to strap her onto the table.
He traced his fingers over the scars on his hands and followed them up his arms, then his chest, then his legs.
He didn't remember what made the scars, and he didn't realize how many there were.
He was Damian's size, though by his lopsided shoulders and scars, he'd survived some sort of serious injury.
His body was covered with faded scars that fascinated her, made her want to trace the lengths of them with her fingers then her tongue.
Waiting for him to snap or yell as he had when she arrived to Hell, she touched him timidly with her other hand to begin exploring the ridges of the scars on his chest.
She dressed quickly to avoid comments on either her collar or her scars and flung herself into her bunk, reminded of her cell with Lankha.
He sat beside her and reached for her, his gaze on the newest scars given to her by Kris.
He hated how pale she looked, hated the scars on her body.
She traced the scars along one side of his face, taking in his features with concern.
When he looked too fast, he still saw the jagged, deep scars that the Healer had gotten rid of.
She couldn't help hurting for him, all too sensitive to the scars left by her own past.
Scars were visible on one cheek, on the back of his neck, and on the wide upper body that was exposed the previous day.
Violent scars marred her torso and arms.
Plagued by the ill-formed memories, she looked at the scars lining her arms before stretching for the knife beside the bread.
If not for the scars on her neck and those of the woman she escorted out this morning … "What happened to your arm?" he asked.
The breast or back, of both sexes, is usually tattooed, or rather, scored with rows of hideous raised scars, produced by deep gashes made at puberty.
The date palm is a beautiful tree, growing to a height of from 60 to 80 ft., and its stem, which is strongly marked with old leaf-scars, terminates in a crown of graceful shining pinnate leaves.
In the Testicardines, where no such sliding action of the valves was necessary or possible, no muscles for such an object were required, consequently none took rise from the lateral portions of the valves as in Lingula; but in an extinct group, the Trimerellidae, which seems to be somewhat intermediate in character between the Ecardines and Testicardines, have been found certain scars, which appear to have been produced by rudimentary lateral muscles, but it is doubtful (considering the shells are furnished with teeth, though but rudely developed) whether such muscles enabled the valves, as in Lingula, to move forward and backward upon each other.
7), so called from the seal-like scars on the rhizome of stems of previous seasons, the hanging flowers of which contain no honey, but are visited by bees for the pollen.
Secondly, the application of extraneous matter to the body, as painting and tattooing, and the raising of ornamental scars often by the introduction of foreign matter into flesh-wounds (this practice belongs partly to the first category also).
Many workers following certain occupations show pigmented scars due to the penetration of carbon and other pigments from superficial wounds caused by gunpowder, explosions, &c.
The scars left by the fallen leaves are unusually large and prominent.
Externally they are brown and marked with small transverse paler scars, and internally they present a dirty white resinous or starchy fracture.
It has a much more shrivelled appearance and paler colour than ordinary jalap, and lacks the small transverse scars present in the true drug.
As an example of the minuteness of description, an inquirer, thinking of a brother in India, an officer in the army, whose hair had suffered in an encounter with a tiger, had described to her an officer in undress uniform, with bald scars through the hair on his temples, such as he really bore.
Nepotism, however, still left its scars upon the body politic, shown in the progressive decay of agriculture in the Campagna, causing Rome to starve in the midst of fertile but untilled nepotistic latifundia.
The natives all carry somewhere on their face, neck, hands, arms or feet the scars of these boils which they have had as children.
"Paul stands before us like an ancient general who bares his breast before his mutinous legions, and shows them the scars of the wounds that proclaim him not unworthy to be called Imperator."
The leaves, which were of simple form and provided with a ligule, were, as the leaf-scars on the stem show, variously arranged.
Rosenberg says the scars on the breast and arms register the number of sea-voyages made.
In the case of incrustation the whole substance of the fossilized specimen - e.g., a stem of Sigillaria - may be replaced by mineral matter, such as sandstone or shale, giving a cast of the whole, on the outer surface of which the external markings, such as the bases of leaves and the scars left by their fall, are visible in their natural form.
The numerous described species of Lepidodendron are founded on the peculiarities of the leafcushions and scars, as shown on casts or impressions of the stem.
The genus Bothrodendron, going back to the Upper Devonian, differs from Lepidodendron in its minute leaf-scars and the absence of leafcushions, the scars being flush with the smooth surface of the stem.
The chief distinctive character of Sigillaria lies in the arrangement of the leaf-scars, which form conspicuous vertical series on the surface of the stem.
The analogies with chief difference is in the micropyle, In one great division of the genus - the Eusigillariae - the stems are ribbed, each rib bearing a vertical row of leaf-scars; the ribbed Sigillariae were formerly divided into two sub-genera - Rhytidolepis, (From a drawing by Mrs D.
With the scars on each rib rather widely spaced, and Favularia, where they are approximated and separated by transverse furrows, each rib thus consisting of a series of contiguous leaf-bases.
In a few days, even the scars would heal.
The scars were gone.
It had to be a dream, except that she remembered the heat of the skin beneath his shirt and tracing the scars she knew covered his body.
These scars were huge and knotted.
He touched his face and felt the scars running along the left side of his face, neck, and head.
Some scars stay just below the surface.
In Ulodendron the large circular, distichously arranged prints were supposed to have been formed by the pressure of the bases of sessile cones, though this interpretation of the scars is open to doubt, and it is now more probable that they bore deciduous vegetative branches; in the Halonial branches characteristic of the genus Lepidophloios the tubercles may perhaps mark the points of insertion of pedunculate strobili.
All of this left scars on me.