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  • Through an arrow-slit window he glimpsed the Dead Sea melting into a pale blue sky.

    The Black Madonna

  • And once, feeling for a hold against the rounded masonry of the tower, he put his hand deep into an arrow-slit, and caught a glimmer of light within, reflected through a half-open door, and shrank back into the corner of the stonework in dread that someone might have seen him.

    A River So Long

  • In the hall of La Musarderie trestle tables and benches were all cleared away, leaving the great space stark and bare, the central fire roused and well tended, for winter was beginning to bite with night frosts, and for all the shelter of the deep river valley the winds found their bitter way in by every shutter and every arrow-slit.

    A River So Long

  • When it had its foliage, he thought, it might partially obscure at least one arrow-slit.

    A River So Long

  • It was deep within the Keep, not even a clothes closet by Tayledras standards, with a bare arrow-slit for a window.

    Elephant in the City

  • Darkened arrow-slit windows looked out over the street below.

    THE 4400® WELCOME TO PROMISE CITY

  • Light spilled from the open door and glowed in the row of tiny arrow-slit windows that marched across the front of the house, and dark forms wove in and out of the bonfire's light.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • 'Your monk's cell,' she said with an uncertain gesture as she went to the flagon and cups standing on the coffer beneath the arrow-slit.

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • It was darker now beyond the arrow-slit windows, as if night had already fallen.

    Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

  • Disconcertingly, its eyes did not follow her, but settled mainly on Morgase, now and then flicking toward the door or the narrow, arrow-slit windows.

    A Crown of Swords

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