My sisters and I are to show you your new home.
If his sisters could not handle nishani, he must.
"Beloved. It's used for sisters, mothers, and mates in our world," Jule answered.
If that doesn't work, I'll take your sisters to my planet, Jetr answered.
He didn't doubt that once she reached her new home and his sisters reminded her how to act, she would be both exquisite and tame.
She was distraught about something, though he couldn't fathom what might distress her if the news of his sisters' impending babes and complete loss of honor did not.
"The babes my sisters carry will be the first birthed to Anshan in over seven sun-cycles," he said.
"I guess the sisters spent the day at the museum," Cynthia said.
You have other sisters and brothers?
The second battle he would leave to his sisters: teaching his lifemate how to behave according to dhjan standards.
My sisters will instruct you in the behavior I expect of you.
Pierre stood looking at the sisters; then he bowed and said: Then I will go to my rooms.
Like his sisters and advisors, he was losing faith that his nishani existed.
The dhjan had known nothing but war for over half his life, since exiled with his sisters to the tiny moon across the galaxy from his home of Anshan.
It might take all three sisters to rein her in, if even their hands were firm enough.
A'Ran sent for his sisters to meet them outside the small dwelling they had taken refuge in several years ago.
Two of his sisters were waiting, composed and serene in their dark clothing with hands clasped in front of them.
Both older sisters nodded in deference as he approached, and he glanced over them to assure himself of their health.
Curious, A'Ran neared, hanging back as his other two sisters approached.
A'Ran, assuming his sisters could handle the newest member of their family, turned and started toward the white dwelling before him.
It was nowhere near as large as their true home but was comfortable and well-maintained, an adequate place for him, his sisters, and now his lifemate.
His three sisters knelt over his lifemate's still form.
After exploring the halls and grounds for an hour or two, she returned to the main atrium, where she heard one of the sisters call her name.
The scene would repeat itself several days in a row, whenever one of the sisters tracked her down.
Kiera bowed her head as she'd seen the sisters do, trying hard not to look guilty like she'd overheard his conversation.
Your sisters don't like the idea either, but I would really like to go with you.
You kidnap me, trick me into marrying you, dump me here alone without Evelyn or even a pad of paper, with instructions for your sisters to give me behavioral training, and run off to fight some battle somewhere else.
She doubted anything would alarm this man if tricking a woman into wedding him and discovering the news of his sisters' impending children did not.
He cared for his sisters; they were his blood relations.
He saved my sisters from his own father.
The heavy, masculine features that made him fierce had rendered his sisters too heavy of face to be pretty.
The game room was the only place the sisters didn't bug her, and for the first time since being kidnapped by Evelyn and A'Ran, she found herself having fun.
That seems to be a very harsh way of regarding your sisters' future happiness.
He'd spoken to his sisters in depth and learned quickly just how different she was, their tales ranging from those that ought to anger him to those that amused him.
He closed his eyes, recalling how happy he and his sisters were before the war.
She greeted the room full of people with apprehension, her interaction with his sisters with pleasure, her introduction to the clan leaders and her position of master battle planner with both excitement and awe.
I was bored after he kidnapped me and left me with his sisters, she replied.
She wondered how he'd destroyed his own planet, whether his sisters were still safe.
It made her angrier at Evelyn and Romas, knowing A'Ran and his sweet sisters had been forced out of their home into a life of poverty.
I hope the Boston sisters find some use for these awful things.
Cynthia had received a phone call from the Boston sisters telling her their flight was delayed and they weren't now expected until late afternoon.
Just as the glue was drying on the small wooden cross, a noise at the front door announced the arrival of the sisters from Boston.
Besides," he added, glancing at the parlor where the Quincy sisters were still gabbing, "I feel a need to get away from here a bit."
As Ryland closed his door, the Quincy sisters came out of the parlor and began climbing the stairs—Effie with a cheery 'good night Mr. and Mrs. Dean,' and Claire with tight-lipped silence.
Did the Boston sisters get all the poop on Annie before you got there?
As he spoke, the Quincy sisters entered the front door.
He probably got an early start on his own sisters down on God's little acre.
Ryland made a beeline for his room, and the Quincy sisters tromped up the stairs, Effie giving a three-finger wave and Claire looking as if she'd punch out the lights of anyone who got in her way.
The Quincy sisters sauntered down.
She was the sole guest remaining in the building as the sisters were off for a Sunday tour of the town.
Quite young, I grieve to say; and all of my brothers and sisters that you see here are practically my own age.
Let me tell you something, my little brothers, my little sisters: You ought always to love God and praise Him.
And all of the sweet-faced sisters and other women of the place listened while he sang again the wonderful song of the creation.
You could ask it, "What is the number of presidents of the United States born on Friday who have older sisters, multiplied by the number of wars lost by Bolivia?" and it could instantly give you an answer.
There are your sisters... replied Prince Vasili.
The younger sisters also became affectionate to him, especially the youngest, the pretty one with the mole, who often made him feel confused by her smiles and her own confusion when meeting him.
Mitenka's wife and sisters-in-law thrust their heads and frightened faces out of the door of a room where a bright samovar was boiling and where the steward's high bedstead stood with its patchwork quilt.
'Husbands' sisters bring up blisters,' but this one wouldn't hurt a fly.
The count had devised this diplomatic ruse (as he afterwards told his daughter) to give the future sisters-in-law an opportunity to talk to one another freely, but another motive was to avoid the danger of encountering the old prince, of whom he was afraid.
While he never believed he'd overlooked her among the throngs of women he'd met, he had heard even his sisters speak of the missing lifemate and how he had refused every woman on the planet and perhaps somehow overlooked her.
His sisters followed, D'Ryn relaying the information to her sisters.
She went to the battle game to play until A'Ran called, wondering what he'd say when she told him her news about his sisters and wondering just how safe it would be to talk about Ne'Rin's conversation with his father.
A'Ran knew he should chide her as he would his sisters and remind her of her place, but the words died before reaching his lips.
At the age of fourteen sun-cycles, before he reached manhood, he had lost all but his sisters, been proclaimed dhjan of a planet he couldn't even visit, and made battle commander of a war he knew nothing of.
One note described in two sentences a Sunday trip to the Public Gardens while another mentioned three years had passed since the sisters had seen one another.
The sisters Quincy were anything but a matched pair.
The Quincy sisters strolled by moments later, arm in arm.
You know, Catiche, that we--you three sisters, Mamontov, and my wife-- are the count's only direct heirs.
At this moment that terrible door burst noisily open and banged against the wall.
His brother and sisters struggled for the places nearest to him and disputed with one another who should bring him his tea, handkerchief, and pipe.
She was the middle of two sisters, but Mom fussed over their baby brother.
The Indiana sisters told him to just break open their trunk—they were only interested in the contents.
Why not one of his sisters or brothers – or his parents?
But there were fourteen boys and girls older than he, and two little sisters who were younger.
To say "tomorrow" and keep up a dignified tone was not difficult, but to go home alone, see his sisters, brother, mother, and father, confess and ask for money he had no right to after giving his word of honor, was terrible.