Like the assassin who obsessed about birthdays and clothing, there were two sides to the man before her: the warm, friendly stranger with whom she'd felt so comfortable she confided to him over the phone without knowing anything about him, and the tattooed thug before them in snug biker leathers.
She saw Damian watch the new king get his tattoo as a rite of passage, saw it again as Claire made love to the man meant to be her husband, saw it in Isac's vision as he hacked the tattooed man apart.
After seeing his name tattooed across her back and the look of pure murder on his face, she hid in the closet until certain he was gone.
Her eyes stayed on the creature, which joined several more tattooed beings in the hall before they all struck out in different directions.
His battle suit was rolled to his elbows, revealing roped forearms and a Thomas Jefferson quote tattooed on his inner forearm.
Plain as day was a B tattooed on one cheek and a W on the other.
Someone stopped her, and she looked up, barely registering the face of a tattooed man with long, dark hair.
Shifting her attention from the tattooed man, Jenn rested her eyes on the young man, who glanced at her after Dustin spoke.
"Jenn," said the tattooed man, whose hand was on her arm, and she looked back at him.
"Go, Damian," the tattooed man said.
She recognized the tattooed man.
The tattooed immortal with cocoa skin sat forward, his magic vibrating in the air around him.
The tattooed Larry motioned for them to enter the one-story house.
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.
At the age of puberty the lad was tattooed or scarred with gashes cut in back, shoulders, arms and chest, and the septum of the nose was pierced.
They are described by Strabo as a mixed race of Celts and Illyrians, who used Celtic weapons, tattooed themselves, and lived chiefly on spelt and millet.
A youth is not regarded as eligible to marry till tattooed from the hips to the knees.
All the Thracian and Illyrian tribes tattooed, thus being distinguished from the Celtic tribes who had conquered many of them.
In Tahiti and Tonga clothing might be discarded without offence, provided the individual were tattooed; and among the Caribs a woman might leave the hut without her girdle but not unpainted.
Roman recruits when they took the sacramentum, or oath of fealty, were tattooed with the "sign" or "seal."