The tension was paying its toll in another way.
Obviously the long week was taking its toll on him as well.
I remained seriously concerned about the toll the sessions were exerting on him.
He saw firsthand how Rhyn.s destructive nature took its toll on those closest to him, and the half-breed had no sense of loyalty or duty to the Council.
Exhaustion from the ordeal was taking its toll on Carmen as well, but she tried to stay awake.
The pure uniqueness of what we did virtually demands that there exist somewhere a record of what transpired and the terrible toll the results exerted on those of us involved.
The description of that vehicle is plastered at every toll booth, state police barracks and wire service from here to California and back.
Her eyes had been shadowed since he met her, her own struggle with her new world taking a visible toll on her.
It was still dark, and the moons of the underworld hadn't moved far across the sky. He sat, uneasy with the dream exchange with Death. A small fire burned between him and Katie, whose pale features and shadowed eyes were showing the effects of both her pregnancy and the toll the underworld took on mortals.
His persistence was taking its toll, and when his lips found hers again, she responded involuntarily.