Still, years of warnings about getting into cars with strangers compelled her to hesitate.
Yet in reality, five individuals, some joined by love, some nearly strangers and others with a history, that might surface and run amuck.
You know about strangers I presume.
Don't talk to strangers, and if you see someone with red eyes, run like hell back to Dusty.
Yully listened, breathless, to the strangers who vowed to protect her from a threat similar to her father.
Would someone like Gabriel notice her, if they crossed paths as random strangers at the festival?
Friends and strangers alike acted out their stilted scenes before dropping onto the page as words again.
She felt silly standing in it with the three warrior strangers around her, waiting for something to happen that never did.
Kiera groaned, dreading the idea of a party with so many strangers who were bound to think of her as the women in the bathroom had earlier.
When I take a bath, I certainly don't want a hundred lecherous strangers staring at me.
Dean pulled Janet aside and asked if she had let any strangers into Bird Song the prior afternoon.
Messengers perched near the door in one huddle while various warriors, Rissa's counselors, and strangers occupied the floor area.
Trusting complete strangers to take care of people I care about isn't exactly something I want to do, Jessi said with some effort.
"I'm supposed to make Xander miserable, drop off my cousins to a compound filled with complete strangers who have magical powers, and wait for things to blow up this weekend," Jessi summarized.
The story of Talos, the Cretan man of brass, who heated himself red-hot and clasped strangers in his embrace as soon as they landed on the island, is probably of similar origin.
With children he was affectionate and gentle, with old people and strangers considerate.
So the procession moved through the streets, the bearers of the Sorcerer first, the Prince next, then Jim drawing the buggy with the strangers inside of it, and last the crowd of vegetable people who had no hearts and could neither smile nor frown.
The little party of strangers now followed the Prince across a few more of the glass bridges and along several paths until they came to a garden enclosed by a high hedge.
Strangers admired him for his wisdom.
It's a manifestation of that online "We Share" attitude I mentioned earlier: people helping strangers in distant places—in personal, one-on-one exchanges—even though they have no way to profit from the effort.
I used to think, when I read in my books about your great city, that when I visited it the people would be strangers to me, but now I feel differently.
And Helen's success has been more complete and inspiring than any of her friends expected, and the child's delight in being able to utter her thoughts in living and distinct speech is shared by all who witness her pleasure when strangers tell her that they understand her.
But as for "Gondibert," I would except that passage in the preface about wit being the soul's powder--"but most of mankind are strangers to wit, as Indians are to powder."
She and the countess and Sonya were standing by themselves as in the depths of a forest amid that crowd of strangers, with no one interested in them and not wanted by anyone.
There were a good many people there, but nearly all strangers to Natasha.