Perhaps they'll be something to my liking down the coast along the beach before I get seriously involved in necessary business.
What had started as admiration and respect for the Guardian was turning into something more, and she didn't know what to do about it.
At present he still forgot what was said to him and still did not see what was before his eyes, but he now looked with a scarcely perceptible and seemingly ironic smile at what was before him and listened to what was said, though evidently seeing and hearing something quite different.
To a man who regarded the art of writing, of which at the best he had but a slight knowledge, as something supernatural, and who lived amongst illiterate people, an A B C may well have seemed more of the sacred book.
But now something strange was happening to his troops.
He had never danced like that in Moscow and would even have considered such a very free and easy manner improper and in bad form, but here he felt it incumbent on him to astonish them all by something unusual, something they would have to accept as the regular thing in the capital though new to them in the provinces.
Maybe Darian hadn't been talking about infidelity but about something else.
But such raids proved so profitable that the vikings soon began to take greater things in hand; they began to ally themselves in confederacies: two, six or a dozen sea-kings would join their forces for something more than a desultory raid.
Leaking this guy's involvement is something you don't want to do.
It's like a gift I've been given and I'm supposed to do something with it and if I don't, I'm...