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  • Not long after she had completed her apprenticeship and been drafted into the army as a military witch, she had met Derithon, then two or three hundred years old and semi-retired from his duties, but still on call for special missions and still training up new combat wizards.

    With a Single Spell

  • Richard Kwang swore obscenely and they bargained back and forth then agreed that the 50 million was on call at two o'clock.

    Noble House

  • The preponderance of fire would still be reserved for support of 290th MRR, however; the bombardment of the crest line of principal importance and geared to III Battalion's requirements on call to Captain Rusalski who would travel with the assault.

    First Clash

  • —Sir, Dr. Carrothers was the doctor on call tonight, but as I told you, he had a sudden emergency.

    Tears of a Tiger

  • "Your service will be to be on call indefinitely as a consultant for selections, challenges, and solutions."

    Zombie Lover

  • It just so happened that elite neurosurgeon E. Malcolm Field was on call that night.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Sarah's relentlessly spiteful rota kept her absent from all the significant dates on the calendar - birthdays, wedding anniversaries, Christmas - so it had been no surprise when Parlabane learned that she would be at work all day and on call all night to mark this particular milestone.

    Boiling a Frog

  • There were times that she wanted to blame the case, times she thought that if she and Sam had not been on call that summer-soft night in March, things would be different, things would not have gotten so out of hand.

    The Debt Collector

  • I love that her best friend is the wry and acerbic and twice-her-age Iona, who is always on call to dispense maternal affection and wry, acerbic advice, and goes with her to cool clubs to drink sodas through straws and hear cutting-edge bands.

    Dont You Forget About Me


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