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  • Still moving into the teeth of the storm, they finally de - scended into a small valley that gave them protection from the worst of the wind.

    Flint, the King

  • The road wound around the precipitous mountainside, almost encircling Donner Lake as it descended, scended, making a circuit of seven miles to gain not more than a quarter-mile.

    Nothing Like It in the World The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

  • He had tapped into power that tran - scended even that of the Sword of Leah-perhaps even that of Walker himself.

    Ilse Witch

  • With the moor cat trailing after him, fading and reappearing like a mirage in the new light, he abandoned his watch and de - scended the stairs into the Keep.

    Ilse Witch

  • His officers offered various theories: The humans had panicked and were now scattered to the four winds, the humans had de - scended below ground in hopes of finding tunnels that would lead them back north, and so on and so forth.

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • Rising from her seat, she de - scended to the road.

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • A small table stood by itself near the batwing doors which gave upon the Hambry High Street; it was here that Coral Thorin, owner of the Trav-ellers 'Rest (and the Mayor's sister), sat on the nights when she de-scended from her suite "to be a part of the company."

    Wizard and Glass

  • Hatta whined as they de - scended a long flight of stone stairs, slick and uneven from decades of wear.

    Second Skin

  • For Elizabeth March, those reasons, which would have to remain private, tran - scended everything else.

    The Better Man

  • Then abruptly it disappeared as the lower edges of the vog de - scended.

    The Elf Queen of Shannara

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