If they didn't own the ore mines, they'd be using rocks to fight.
Monstrous gray rocks jutted up from the earth and found themselves entwined with honeysuckle and briar vines.
It crossed her mind that he might trip on the mossy rocks, but he crossed the creek with sure steps.
They parked behind rocks, away from the direction of their approach, and immediately saw a nearly invisible path upward.
Cassie shrank back against the rocks, hoping the Indians wouldn't look up.
While she despised the man, her feelings still lacked a motive to sever his rope in cold blood and watch him plummet down to the rocks and churning river below.
She lay hidden among some rocks, and nothing could make her stir.
Something was moving among the rocks at the bottom of the chasm.
On the other side of the rocks, water sprang from the ground and spilled off a ledge into a large blue pool.
They ran to the next nearest group of rocks, where a handful of four-by-fours waited.
One by one he tossed the rocks into the pond.
If you don't mark 'em all with rocks we're going to miss a turn on the way out and end up god-knows-where in the middle of the earth someplace.
The road darkened as he entered the trees and he turned on his headlamps, trying to avoid the rocks and boulders that littered the roadway.
He could still hear her stifled sobs as he cautiously moved down the slope, wedging his foot against rocks and small vegetation for purchase.
But unlike the floating package that danced among the rocks, the tin had not floated away.
Dean's heart began to race as he caught sight of Cynthia and Martha at the edge of the rocks near the edge of the path leading to the entrance of the Lucky Pup.
When the helo circled the rocks, she began to suspect they'd picked up her transmission.
She hurried after him, glancing nervously at the jumble of rocks and trees.
Peeking through the trees were some gray rocks – maybe a bluff.
Judging from the sharp rocks, they must be in the lava field.
She breathed deeply of the clear air and listened to the sound of the creek darting over rocks - swirling against its banks.
We were cowboy and Indian kids, living in an imagination paradise of rocks and trees and dirt, with her leading the way.
Hardening, Jenn turned away and retreated through the forest and rocks to the compound.
A dark shape moved from the rocks while three more fanned out from the sides.
The road continued to climb at a seemingly impossible grade, more rugged now with jagged rocks littering the uneven way.
Rocks kicked loose fell in silence until ricocheting and bouncing far below.
His wife motioned toward the mine entrance out of sight in the rocks and trees.
The glimmering lights were nestled among rocks and dirt.
She stepped out of his embrace, the two of them freezing in the middle of the dance floor like rocks in a flowing creek.
The churning sea below was littered with jagged rocks that looked small from her perch a hundred feet above them.
He glanced to the rocks where Katie had been, only to find she was gone.
In between, his sleep-movies starred Annie, huddled and pregnant as she walked the penstock trail in tears, and Shipton plunging down to the rocks and river below, amid scores of viewers clapping and cheering his bloody demise.
Belfair watched, a sneering smile painted on her beautiful face, revenge was hers, as Jership the Terrible crashed in a bloody heap on the rocks below.
But his cry came an instant too late as Shipton plummeted past him, his ice ax swinging in a rip across Dean's calf as he plummeted backward into space, and down to the rocks and churning river below.
No doubt Tessa was in labor and searching for a private place to give birth - some place high in the rocks, away from the water, but sheltered from the wind.
The rocks were slippery with half-thawed ice, and when she carelessly stepped on the edge of one, her foot slipped, wedging between two rocks.
Tessa scrambled over the rocks to reach her infant, stepping on Carmen's fingers in the process.
Soon a green river winked at them playfully between rocks and bushes, and roared impressively as they entered the clearing at the mill site.
Josh, Bill and Alex had gone hunting for them the day after the attack, but they lost the trail in some rocks on her back 40 acres.
Finally, she felt rocks scrape one leg, and Lana lifted her head.
Lana scrunched down as far as she could in the shadow of the massive rocks around her.
Lana stood and moved to the far side of the rocks, facing the area where the missile fire fell.
Lana followed them into the medical facility after a quick look around, not recognizing the flat landscape and distant red rocks surrounding the canyon in which they'd landed.
When his eldest brother died, he'd felt pain and anger, but he'd never felt the crippling ache he did standing on the rocks near the ocean staring at Katie.
Of course, the trail would be twice as dangerous now, with slippery wet rocks and washed out places.
A fish flopped in the pond, probably avoiding a snapping turtle, and water raced over rocks in the creek below.
The snow had melted on the mountain trail, and the dry gray rocks provided sufficient traction for Ed's hooves as they climbed higher into the hills.
He followed her up a jumble of rocks to the top of the ridge.
Rocks had been piled to make a shelter under the cliff across from them.
Jenn chose a small scouting position, hidden from view by rocks and snow.
She snagged a few small rocks from the ground and approached the portal, knife in her other hand.
Before long they neared the Black Pit, where a busy swarm of Mangaboos, headed by their Princess, was engaged in piling up glass rocks before the entrance.
"Stop, I command you!" cried the Wizard, in an angry tone, and at once began pulling down the rocks to liberate Jim and the piglets.
I was in haste to buy it, before the proprietor finished getting out some rocks, cutting down the hollow apple trees, and grubbing up some young birches which had sprung up in the pasture, or, in short, had made any more of his improvements.
A detailed plan for the entire rapid is vital when facing the holes, drops, haystacks, rocks and chutes served up by even the most diminutive river.
The ATV climbed over large rocks, threatening to unseat them both at any moment.
He paused and pulled a weed from between some rocks and fed it to the bay.
As she hopped the short distance from rocks to the ground leading up to the compound, she caught the silhouettes of two men against the cloudy sky.
Dan ran ahead of them, Elise behind, and they flew down a deer path to a creek, then darted across rocks to the other bank.
Then his front wheel twisted violently and he knew the tire had blown a second before he hit the sand at the shoulder and felt himself twisting and rolling in the grass and sharp rocks at the edge of the roadside.
The sound of the water rushing over rocks and the coolness of the water lifted her spirits.
Here the rocks were smaller, and he soon loosened them enough to allow him to squeeze through.
Three frolicsome little streams ran through it from springs in the rocks above, leaping here and tumbling there in laughing cascades wherever the rocks tried to bar their way.
Who does not remember the interest with which, when young, he looked at shelving rocks, or any approach to a cave?
She stretched out on the hard cold rocks and fell asleep.
But the black rocks sucked the heat in and held it close to the earth.
She'd just sat down again when the inner door exploded into rocks that flew across the room.
Katie followed her instincts through the dreamscape until she climbed the last rocks and saw Rhyn curled in a ball just on the other side of a small ridge on the Sanctuary.
She tossed the fish back to the ocean and coiled the rope, hiding it beneath several small rocks in the back of the cave.
With some difficulty and danger Jim drew the buggy over the loose rocks until he reached the green lawns below, where the paths and orchards and gardens began.
The rocks have not life, and they cannot think.
At once the Mangaboos began piling up the rocks of glass again, and as the little man realized that they were all about to be entombed in the mountain he said to the children: