Things are nice as it is, she said to herself, and she began walking up and down the room, not stepping simply on the resounding parquet but treading with each step from the heel to the toe (she had on a new and favorite pair of shoes) and listening to the regular tap of the heel and creak of the toe as gladly as she had to the sounds of her own voice.
Deidre tipped the vial to tap the last of the liquid out and glanced up at Wynn.
To the beekeeper's tap on the wall of the sick hive, instead of the former instant unanimous humming of tens of thousands of bees with their abdomens threateningly compressed, and producing by the rapid vibration of their wings an aerial living sound, the only reply is a disconnected buzzing from different parts of the deserted hive.
Rhyn slammed Tamer to the ground one last time, too incensed to notice his half-brother was trying desperately to tap out.
This process with a moderate degree of heat thoroughly cleans it of external greasy matter, and all that is necessary before manufacturing is to gently tap the fur upon a leather cushion stuffed with horsehair with smooth canes of a flexibility suited to the strength of the fur.
The East Coast's infrastructure systems still reported to her micro, but she could tap into them from the Peace Command Center.
She ignored his tap on the glass until he persisted and she finally flipped open the lock and he slid in.
While this seemed a bit absurd, the more he thought about being the prime candidate in an attempted murder, with his wife a close second, the more he considered the phone tap a real possibility.
A tap at the door made Lankha pause, and she hurried to answer it to keep the healer from being distracted.
That is the inherent danger of trying to tap into talents or strengths where none exist.