They were waiting for their ill-tempered demon lord, Darkyn.
His bond to Katie tempered what was otherwise a disaster of epic proportions.
She'd never in her life wanted a tattoo, but to have some blood-sucking, shape changing, ill-tempered, inhuman beast's name on her neck was infuriating!
As Darkyn had said, the underworld tempered his Immortal magic, but Rhyn felt the demon power broiling behind the constraints, seeking a way out of him. He was sticking to his plan, though he no longer had time to find Death.
"From molten metal to the tempered steel of a blade," Eden replied.
Crispis methods aroused great outcry in the Radical press, but the severe sentences of the military courts were in time tempered by the Royal prerogative of amnesty.
The great sources of Greek poetry were no longer regarded, as they were by Lucretius and Virgil, as sacred, untasted springs, to be approached in a spirit of enthusiasm tempered with reverence.
They are a thrifty and industrious people, prolific and devoted to their offspring, good-humoured, quick-tempered and impressionable.
The Hawaiians are a good-tempered, light-hearted and pleasure-loving race.
- Mar.), when the heat is tempered by violent thunderstorms.
But he was still headstrong and ill-tempered; and he was often in trouble with the other sailors.
She is very quick-tempered and wilful, and nobody, except her brother James, has attempted to control her.
In such a neighborhood as this, boards and shingles, lime and bricks, are cheaper and more easily obtained than suitable caves, or whole logs, or bark in sufficient quantities, or even well-tempered clay or flat stones.
She was even- tempered and calm and quite as cheerful as of old.
Foka, the butler, was the most ill-tempered person in the house.