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  • Their stools stood in a circle as they had left them, and the three dead men still sprawled on the gritty shiprock floor, untouched.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • There's places where the shiprock gave way, too, and wind can't blow there either.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • "I'm worried about him," Scleroderma said, and holding onto her husband and me as though we were a couple of trees lowered herself to the shiprock floor and kicked off her shoes.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • Her buttocks and shoulder blades, pressed by her slight weight to unyielding shiprock, were numb, her feet freezing.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • She had taken a step backward; she found that her shoulders were pressed against the tunnel's cold shiprock.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • These tunnels are shiprock in lots of places, especially high up.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • The door is thick and rather tightly fitted, and these walls are shiprock.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • Spider said nothing, sitting with eyes half shut, his back against the shiprock wall.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • With Slate gone, Schist leaned back against the shiprock wall.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • He tried to remember when they had come; although he vividly recalled watching Hammerstone free himself from tons of shattered shiprock, he could not shut his mind upon the day.

    Exodus From The Long Sun

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  • Sigh...some day I'll get to see it....

    September 20, 2007

  • I like 'em both! I've only seen this place from afar, but Shiprock seemed like the perfect descriptor to me.

    September 20, 2007

  • "rock with wings" when called by its Navaho name. much better n'est-ce pas?

    September 19, 2007