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  • Some use flint-tipped arrows for deer and coyotes, while others fell wild boar and alligators with rudimentary spears.

    Armed With Stone-Tipped Arrows, Hunters Stalk Their Inner Cave Men

  • As you look at their grey stone huts against the scarred hill-sides you leave your own age behind you, and if you were to see a skin-clad, hairy man crawl out from the low door, fitting a flint-tipped arrow on to the string of his bow, you would feel that his presence there was more natural than your own.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars

  • Ta-Kumsaw handed his brother a flint-tipped arrow.

    He Don't Know Him

  • It was at night that they did their foul deeds -- the quick flight of a flint-tipped arrow to slay cattle, or perhaps a loitering human, the snatching of a child that had wandered from the village.

    People of the Dark

  • They bore small bows and flint-tipped arrows, flint knives and cudgels.

    People of the Dark

  • I saw now that the poles were made of long, flint-tipped spears.

    The Skrayling Tree

  • As he came to the exact spot on the pathway the pain struck once more with even more savage intensity, like a flint-tipped arrow through the chest, and he could barely prevent himself screaming as he reeled backwards and the pain fell away as it had before.

    Warlock

  • They have a hard greeting for visitors - a flint-tipped arrow, a lance's stony head.

    The Reign of Istar

  • They went swarming over him, raising flint-tipped spears that suddenly didn't seem like such a joke.

    The Gates of Noon

  • Jondalar looked up at the target pole and saw a neat, somewhat small, flint-tipped spear embedded beside the peg, its feathered end still quivering.

    The Plains of Passage

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