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  • Through the green-black water, you see arms and legs.

    Can You Survive The Zombie Apocalypse?

  • Specks of plankton and crud were visible in the shifting darkness, suspended in the green-black water.

    Gideon’s war

  • With lustrous green-black feathers, including long, arching tail feathers, he was handsome, and knew it.

    The Chicken Chronicles

  • The ground was covered in small green-black scorpions, sinewy millipedes, finger-sized cockroaches, spiders with bodies as large as fists, and more.

    WORLD OF WARCRAFT STORMRAGE

  • The grease-splattered pizza box slid off a stack of bulging, green-black trash bags.

    Bring On the Night

  • Khaki clad, bloused boots, burnooses obscuring their features, bearded men with necks wrapped in shemaghs in the green-black pattern so beloved by many.

    Dead Zero

  • Others filled the spaces between the clots of green-black seaweed and the hungry rise and fall of the ocean.

    Friday Flash: Hypsometry

  • Even things partake of this quality: Central Park at night is "sunk in its green-black dream of itself," the Metropolitan Museum has the "capacity to excite the very molecules of its own air with a sense of reverent occasion and queenly glamour"; by the end the whole world "is doing what it always does, demonstrating itself to itself."

    Alan Hollinghurst On Michael Cunningham: The New York Review Of Books

  • Sleep finally came to all, but fiery images alternated with visions of a tall green-black horror to provoke less than benign dreams.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • The slender green-black chitinous stalks trembled as rain fell and the blossoms strained inside their buds.

    Baffu's First Story Complete.

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