The more they get to eat, the more offspring they will produce, and some of those offspring will need to stake out new territory.
At the moment, it was her honor at stake, not Cade's.
He said nothing of his visit to Martha's room and busied himself on the stoop taping a "Dean for Sheriff" poster to a wooden stake before adding it to a growing pile.
Too much could be at stake for him not to know what went down with Darkyn.
There.s so much at stake, and you just … She sighed.
"What.s at stake?" he asked, sensing again there was something important she was keeping from him.
It was more intense than sparring, and she wondered what was at stake with the simple fight.
Then you should know the only way to destroy a vampire is with a wooden stake to the heart...unless of course, it is the full moon and you happen upon a werewolf.
Jackson hunted him down, beat him mercilessly, and then threatened to stake him if he ever went near Sarah again.
He grieved for years and Sarah worried for a time that he might find someone to stake him.
Yet there was more at stake here than Brutus.
She refused, knowing there was too much at stake for her to dwell in her emotions.
The death-dealer smiled faintly. Rhyn trotted away from him, out of the palace and into the jungle. He suspected freeing Katie from Death would be easier than freeing Gabe from Death. There was more at stake for her if she lost Gabe.
So, that's when we stake it out and spot Byrne!
Dean congratulated him but issued a warning against getting too bold with characters who would burn their mother at a stake just to light their cigars.
Because after we're married, it will be too late for him to try to stake a claim.
There is more at stake here than your brother's life.
The Oracle side of her knew there was more at stake, that there was no guarantee they'd make it out of the immortal world, if Darian didn't do what he needed to.
You and I both know what's at stake here, he started.
But there was something else at stake: Ashley.
He was not cast in a heroic mould, and he had no desire to figure at the stake; like Cecil, and Elizabeth herself, he had a great respect for authority, and when his time came he could consistently impose authority on others.
Here the Dominicans, doubting the orthodoxy of the new-corners, had them put into prison, where they were chained foot to foot and fastened to a stake set up in the middle of the cell.
The lives of many Europeans were at stake, for anarchy must follow the withdrawal, and it seemed impossible to repudiate the pledges to Toro, or to abandon the Baganda who had fought for the British.
Passing a cornfield the other day, close by a hat and coat on a stake, I recognized the owner of the farm.
The Jesuits were quite balked by those Indians who, being burned at the stake, suggested new modes of torture to their tormentors.
He cut his trees level and close to the ground, that the sprouts which came up afterward might be more vigorous and a sled might slide over the stumps; and instead of leaving a whole tree to support his corded wood, he would pare it away to a slender stake or splinter which you could break off with your hand at last.
Prince Auersperg feels his dignity at stake and orders the sergeant to be arrested.
Sometimes he staked a large sum, but Dolokhov refused to accept it and fixed the stake himself.
"There will be less panic and less gossip," ran the broadsheet "but I will stake my life on it that scoundrel will not enter Moscow."