Sandburg sentence example
- Hearing about Ellison from sources at the hospital, Sandburg, a graduate student in Anthropology, shows up uninvited to help out.
- Sandburg believes that Ellison is the living embodiment of his thesis topic, a Sentinel.
- Theorizing that Ellison's extended stay in the jungle activated his latent abilities, Sandburg wants to study Ellison for his research.
- Ellison at first angrily rejects Sandburg's help, but soon rethinks.
- Sandburg has warned him about the 'zone out factor', when a Sentinel gets too tuned in to one sense to the exclusion of others.Advertisement
- When a sight zone-out occurs and Ellison is almost pasted by a garbage truck, he realizes that Sandburg is right that he needs someone to watch his back and bring him out of zone-outs.
- Ellison just wants the heightened senses to go away, but Sandburg convinces him that the thing to do is to get them under control.
- So Sandburg is given permission to join Ellison's investigations as an observer.
- Ellison and Sandburg make an intriguing team of crime fighters, being almost complete opposites.
- Sandburg is a second-generation hippie, long-haired, academic, New Agey and very talkative.Advertisement
- But the unlikely team of Ellison and Sandburg become close friends and the bane of criminals throughout the Pacific Northwest.