The palace contains no moat, or armed guards, nor do I detect any sophisticated security system.
School crossing guards offer better protection.
He motioned for the guards to take her down another corridor, and she went.
If you try to escape, a dozen guards will cut you down before you reach the city wall.
She had now come to Petersburg to procure an appointment in the Guards for her only son.
Her guards changed every eight hours, and this one would.ve started his shift at midnight.
"Ikira, I am a Watcher, one of those who guards the Guardians," he said with another of his warm smiles.
I.ll post two Immortal guards to ensure he doesn.t do anything stupid.
Post six guards in this hallway.
"Can you imagine it?" and he began describing how the Guards, having taken up their position and seeing troops before them, thought they were Austrians, and all at once discovered from the cannon balls discharged by those troops that they were themselves in the front line and had unexpectedly to go into action.
Yeah. Take her back and post guards everywhere you can.
She reached the command hub to find the general pacing in front while three guards waited a short distance from him.
The guards lowered their weapons.
He glanced at the demon guards in the corner and motioned for them to leave.
Her eyes fell to the awaiting guards, most of whom wouldn't survive the night.
Rissa, Sirian, and the guards headed toward the sparring men.
The general signaled the three guards over and pulled her out of the way.
It has no border guards, only a sign identifying when one has entered Liechtenstein.
His guards lay dead in the hallway before his door, and she leapt over their bodies, shoving the door to his apartments open.
Good. We're bringing all the souls to this one and sending everyone but five guards to the Ancient Tamer.
Black-clad guards roamed the internal perimeter while others manned the walls of the compound.
Two well-armed guards stood outside the gate, flanking the slender fed in a blue medical uniform.
Beyond the fencing was a second massive gate, where more guards awaited.
One of the two guards pulled the heavy door open.
"Whatever Darkyn is planning, it has to do with Rhyn. He let us go. There were no guards when Rhyn came for me and no demons to stop us," Kiki mused.
The gate guards were doubled, armed and wearing tactical gear, the perimeter lit by intense floodlights.
The guards have shot another dozen people around the perimeters, and our sensors indicate there is a small camp of some sort housing over a hundred survivors nearby and another one with several hundred at the bottom of the mountain, she said.
The guards prepared their laser weaponry and waited.
"We'll have to post guards with the security system inoperable," General Greene muttered as he stepped through the hole in the door.
Within the hour, guards returned with a sheet of heavy metal to brace the disabled door.
The sector specialists were busy at their workstations while two guards loitered outside the damaged entrance.
Brady posted two of his most trusted soldiers as guards and geared up for the mission to the Peak.
The guards on the fortress walls had bunched together to watch and draw poison- tipped arrows.
He ignored the senses warning him of the guards drawing near and instead smoothed dark hair from her face and listened for her breathing.
One of the guards studied a barbed dagger before placing all his weapons in a small sack.
The guards escorted him to a large hold at the center of the city.
He launched himself at the man, only to have four guards tackle him.
Several burly guards bowed to Sirian and Rissa and trailed them into the street.
His shoulders hunched instinctively as he felt the eyes of the guards atop the walls on him.
Sirian partnered with Rissa while the guards fanned out around them, one alert while the other four paired up to spar.
The guards around the two glanced at the older man with visible unease.
He maneuvered past the two trailing guards and slowed his horse behind Sirian.
Her guards watched in surprise as Sirian and his horse disappeared around the bend.
Three guards surrounded Rissa, whose writhing, squealing horse was as much of a menace to her as the attackers flooding from the forest.
She struggled to mount behind one of the guards shielding her, when an attacker's blow landed solidly against his horse's flank.
He knew without looking the remaining guards were doomed or dead.
Guards drew arrows back at their approach, and Rissa roused herself.
The guards lowered their weapons.
"I can't imagine Rissa's guards last long," Taran said.
Our guards die, and he does nothing!
If the lowly guards knew a member of her clan must be on the throne for the Springs to heal, who else did?
Her advisor did not believe what the guards believed, that only a member of her clan could make the Springs heal people.
Rissa waited until she was out of sight of the two guards before breaking into a trot.
There were unmistakable signs of hastened activity: guards lined up to draw horses from the stables while several more hurried from their posts atop a wall to the area near Sirian.
One of the guards at the mouth of the cage strode in with a torch, illuminating the dead bodies surrounding her.
Sami was led into the center of the tiny arena, and the guards moved away.
There was one exit at the far end of the arena opposite the warlord's party marked by torches, with no guards she could see.
Two guards pushed a large boulder near the rear of the stables to reveal a black hole in the ground.
One of the guards shouted when he saw her, and she saw the small door abutting the closed gates open.
One of the guards draped his cloak around her.
Guards hung back in a loose perimeter around him, but they had thus far not challenged him.
He approached, stopping when he sensed the guards bunching closer.
Reaching the large house near the Horse Guards' barracks, in which Anatole lived, Pierre entered the lighted porch, ascended the stairs, and went in at the open door.
The matter was mentioned to the Emperor, an exception made, and Boris transferred into the regiment of Semenov Guards with the rank of cornet.
The Guards had already left Petersburg on the tenth of August, and her son, who had remained in Moscow for his equipment, was to join them on the march to Radzivilov.
You see yours is already an officer in the Guards, while my Nicholas is going as a cadet.
The latter, a fresh, rosy officer of the Guards, irreproachably washed, brushed, and buttoned, held his pipe in the middle of his mouth and with red lips gently inhaled the smoke, letting it escape from his handsome mouth in rings.
One of my two brothers is already abroad, the other is with the Guards, who are starting on their march to the frontier.
Bonaparte himself, not trusting to his generals, moved with all the Guards to the field of battle, afraid of letting a ready victim escape, and Bagration's four thousand men merrily lighted campfires, dried and warmed themselves, cooked their porridge for the first time for three days, and not one of them knew or imagined what was in store for him.
Now tell me, my dear boy, are you serving in the Horse Guards? asked the old man, scrutinizing Anatole closely and intently.
The Guards, just arrived from Russia, spent the night ten miles from Olmutz and next morning were to come straight to the review, reaching the field at Olmutz by ten o'clock.
On receiving Boris' letter he rode with a fellow officer to Olmutz, dined there, drank a bottle of wine, and then set off alone to the Guards' camp to find his old playmate.
The Guards had made their whole march as if on a pleasure trip, parading their cleanliness and discipline.
The regiments had entered and left the town with their bands playing, and by the Grand Duke's orders the men had marched all the way in step (a practice on which the Guards prided themselves), the officers on foot and at their proper posts.
"Oh, you Guards!" said Rostov.
I only wanted to ask because I fear the Guards won't be in action, he added as if in apology.
On the right the Guards were entering the misty region with a sound of hoofs and wheels and now and then a gleam of bayonets; to the left beyond the village similar masses of cavalry came up and disappeared in the sea of mist.
After passing some Austrian troops he noticed that the next part of the line (the Guards) was already in action.
They were our Horse Guards, advancing to attack the French cavalry that was coming to meet them.
The Horse Guards were galloping, but still holding in their horses.
Hardly had the Horse Guards passed Rostov before he heard them shout, "Hurrah!" and looking back saw that their foremost ranks were mixed up with some foreign cavalry with red epaulets, probably French.
At that moment, as the Horse Guards, having passed him, disappeared in the smoke, Rostov hesitated whether to gallop after them or to go where he was sent.
This was the brilliant charge of the Horse Guards that amazed the French themselves.
Passing behind one of the lines of a regiment of Foot Guards he heard a voice calling him by name.
Having passed the Guards and traversed an empty space, Rostov, to avoid again getting in front of the first line as he had done when the Horse Guards charged, followed the line of reserves, going far round the place where the hottest musket fire and cannonade were heard.
They say this one is the commander of all the Emperor Alexander's Guards, said the first one, indicating a Russian officer in the white uniform of the Horse Guards.
"You are the commander of the Emperor Alexander's regiment of Horse Guards?" asked Napoleon.
The Emperor rode to the square where, facing one another, a battalion of the Preobrazhensk regiment stood on the right and a battalion of the French Guards in their bearskin caps on the left.
The Preobrazhensk battalion, breaking rank, mingled with the French Guards and sat down at the tables prepared for them.
"Have you heard the password?" asked one Guards' officer of another.
In 1809 he was a captain in the Guards, wore medals, and held some special lucrative posts in Petersburg.
"That is Bezukhova's brother, Anatole Kuragin," she said, indicating a handsome officer of the Horse Guards who passed by them with head erect, looking at something over the heads of the ladies.
Of a fourth opinion the most conspicuous representative was the Tsarevich, who could not forget his disillusionment at Austerlitz, where he had ridden out at the head of the Guards, in his casque and cavalry uniform as to a review, expecting to crush the French gallantly; but unexpectedly finding himself in the front line had narrowly escaped amid the general confusion.
On the march from Vyazma to Tsarevo-Zaymishche he rode his light bay bobtailed ambler accompanied by his Guards, his bodyguard, his pages, and aides-de-camp.
Two valets rapidly dressed His Majesty, and wearing the blue uniform of the Guards he went with firm quick steps to the reception room.
When Napoleon came out of the tent the shouting of the Guards before his son's portrait grew still louder.
24 guns of the artillery of the Guards 30 guns of Campan's division
But the Guards, Rapp, the Guards are intact? he remarked interrogatively.
Near by, the campfires were dimly burning among the French Guards, and in the distance those of the Russian line shone through the smoke.
The adjutant galloped to Claparede's division and a few minutes later the Young Guards stationed behind the knoll moved forward.
I should have demanded the freedom of all navigable rivers for everybody, that the seas should be common to all, and that the great standing armies should be reduced henceforth to mere guards for the sovereigns.
To speak of what would have happened had Napoleon sent his Guards is like talking of what would happen if autumn became spring.
Napoleon did not give his Guards, not because he did not want to, but because it could not be done.
If you please, could not guards be placed if only to let us close the shop....
On the eighth of September an officer--a very important one judging by the respect the guards showed him--entered the coach house where the prisoners were.
In view of all this information, when the enemy has scattered his forces in large detachments, and with Napoleon and his Guards in Moscow, is it possible that the enemy's forces confronting you are so considerable as not to allow of your taking the offensive?
A young officer of the Horse Guards, Kutuzov's orderly, pleased at the importance of the mission entrusted to him, went to Ermolov's quarters.
The officer of the Horse Guards went to a general with whom Ermolov was often to be found.
"You think he went off just by chance?" said a comrade, who was on the staff that evening, to the officer of the Horse Guards, referring to Ermolov.
If not, the Guards will not so much as see a little smoke.
Craftsmen and industrious artisans, return to your work, your houses, your shops, where the protection of guards awaits you!
Thirty thousand devils!... the convoy guards began cursing and the French soldiers, with fresh virulence, drove away with their swords the crowd of prisoners who were gazing at the dead man.
Some Cossacks of Dokhturov's detachment reported having sighted the French Guards marching along the road to Borovsk.
From Moscow to Vyazma the French army of seventy-three thousand men not reckoning the Guards (who did nothing during the whole war but pillage) was reduced to thirty-six thousand, though not more than five thousand had fallen in battle.
The man who ten years before and a year later was considered an outlawed brigand is sent to an island two days' sail from France, which for some reason is presented to him as his dominion, and guards are given to him and millions of money are paid him.
And Napoleon, shedding tears before his Old Guards, renounced the throne and went into exile.
"Guards!" he called to the demons waiting outside the door.