One of two immortal sects whose war threatened the realms, the Watchers were supposed to keep their noses and hands out of human affairs.
She threatened to reveal the secret of his gem to his enemies, a secret recently spilled.
Grief threatened to consume them, and there would be no reprieve from their anguish.
Her eyes swirled with arousal, and her parted, plump lips threatened his resolve.
But I'd only kill things that threatened those who couldn't protect themselves.
The monster stirred when she was threatened, but had never awoken completely before.
Tears of fury threatened to spill, but she could not, would not let Sirian see her weakness!
He wondered what Jonny threatened to do to the teens, if she failed to do his bidding.
Again in the Netherlands, he made a treaty with Francis II., duke of Brittany, whose independence was threatened by the French regent, Anne of Beaujeu, and the struggle with France was soon renewed.
"Why, they are driving us toward the Black Pit, into which they threatened to cast us," replied the kitten.
She didn't feel threatened around Xander like she had around Jonny.
She'd never experienced yearning like this, so strong it threatened to consume her.
When Henry, however, came into conflict with Robert of Naples, Clement supported Robert and threatened the emperor with ban and interdict.
He failed to recognize the pressing need of reform within the church and the tremendous dangers which threatened the papal monarchy; and he unpardonably neglected the spiritual needs of the time.
For affixing the great seal to this declaration he was threatened with impeachment by the Commons.
The fact that the kings were often absent from England, and that the justiciarship was held by great nobles or churchmen, made this office of an importance which at times threatened to overshadow that of the Crown.
One party threatened to return to Romanism; another threatened to sacrifice the independence of Geneva and submit to Berne.
What business was it of mine when I married and was so deep in debt that I was threatened with prison, and had a mother who could not see or understand it?
This is off the record but someone else thought to be a possible lead to the tipster was threatened recently.
Jackson hunted him down, beat him mercilessly, and then threatened to stake him if he ever went near Sarah again.
When excitement threatened to rob her of reason, she slid her hands to his chest and gently pushed him away.
McClellan's forces gained possession of the greater part of the territory in the summer of 1861, and Union control was never seriously threatened, in spite of Lee's attempt in the same year.
Anna Pavlovna threatened him on behalf of "our dear Vyazmitinov," and in her eyes, which, for an instant, glanced at Pierre, Prince Vasili read a congratulation on his future son-in-law and on his daughter's happiness.
The case, as represented by the offended parties, was that, after seizing the transports, Major Denisov, being drunk, went to the chief quartermaster and without any provocation called him a thief, threatened to strike him, and on being led out had rushed into the office and given two officials a thrashing, and dislocated the arm of one of them.
He first implored her to forgive him and Sonya and consent to their marriage, then he threatened that if she molested Sonya he would at once marry her secretly.
They all gazed with the same dissatisfied and inquiring expression at this stout man in a white hat, who for some unknown reason threatened to trample them under his horse's hoofs.
They threatened and questioned him, but he stuck to that: 'I made it up myself.'
Tears threatened and she tried to swallow a lump in her throat.
Anaxagoras was threatened with a law against atheists, and felt compelled to leave Athens.
She had shot a few rabbits with it, and once a skunk that threatened the chickens.