He desperately wants to eliminate what he sees as the only threat to his activities.
He'd been ignoring the extent of the power available from the souls for fear of violating the Code, which he now understood was not binding in the face of a threat like Darkyn.
"Rendezvous threat camp," Brady said.
His panther-like physique and tattoos gave him all the appearance of a threat, and yet, he'd fended off her blows with gentleness he didn't have to show.
It was far more important than the bet with the human, but Deidre couldn't help thinking about her deal and Darkyn's threat to reveal everything to Gabriel.
You were no real threat to them without your nishani, but now, you can rally your people behind you with the promise of healing the planet.
A'Ran said nothing, aware his forefathers had never made a threat they didn't intend to execute.
He was far enough away from the Sanctuary's fortress not to cause a threat to those there, so long as the two people buffering him stayed close.
But I do not believe these technological leaps forward are a threat to good food.
Maybe Yancey would be more careful in the future about using the threat of bears as a method of keeping Lisa away from that building.
He's the only one who is a direct threat and that's due to our coming so close to getting him in the past.
His instincts reacted to the threat before he was fully awake.
Specifically, a virus or bug passed to a pig is considered a huge threat in the medical community, because pigs can pass their diseases onto humans.
Bianca scrambled up, energized by the threat of staying in the creepy world.
She wasn't the threat the Watcher made her out to be.
Yully listened, breathless, to the strangers who vowed to protect her from a threat similar to her father.
She backed away as he approached, feeling the threat without needing to see it on his face.
Or they'll soon realize the threat affects us all and be back.
She knew by their similar facial features they were brothers, and Romas's threat of hooking her up with one made her more self-conscious.
"Thank you," she managed, uncertain how to respond to a vague threat from a stranger.
The Qatwali warriors had looked her over in full light, as if to ensure she was no threat, then dismissed her with a look that said she ranked lower than the tarantula cat clinging to one wall.
He's not going to get her committed without a few miles of red tape but just the threat of a lockup could drag her back to old Virginia.
There was no way she was sleeping tonight, even if she didn't feel any threat from the phantom.
She's no threat to you, master.
"I'm not so sure about that," snarled Dean, knowing full well his threat was empty.
With her own people under threat, she knew the choice Nilian's ruler faced.
Taran shifted at the threat of the underground.
He's not a threat but a wanderer!
What threat is a blind man to you?
Educated people seem to pose more of a threat to autocrats.
It cannot be the direct physical power of a strong man over a weak one-- a domination based on the application or threat of physical force, like the power of Hercules; nor can it be based on the effect of moral force, as in their simplicity some historians think who say that the leading figures in history are heroes, that is, men gifted with a special strength of soul and mind called genius.
In spite of the cloudy weather and the threat of rain, Dean ended the daylight hours listening to the hum of his bike tires on the country roads west of Parkside.
Nerves made her movements clumsy while her mind sought some forgotten information about a threat great enough to rouse the Undersecretary and his staff in the middle of the night.
They view individual liberty as a threat, new political ideas as subversion, and political opposition as treason.
The threat in his growl was apparent.