She blinked at the bodies falling astern as Rienzi continued to accelerate away from them.
The lights of Nuku'alofa were falling astern as Esmerelda ran at full speed.
The Vytura, a roaring mass of flames was falling rapidly astern.
The gunboat was falling astern as though she was standing still, although every inch of her grey canvas was spread.
Finally, as the twenty-seventh system fell astern, Kirk ordered a new course laid in, and they returned to their starting point.
The other three bombs all fell astern, or so it was assumed, and did not affect the boat.
Our wake fell astern in steady white smeared curves with a shiny roiling smoothness between, vanishing when the ship had advanced a few miles.
The barge fell astern, while the Xylarians hauled their dripping comrade aboard.
The gunboat was on fire, dead in the water, rapidly falling astern when Yocke saw her last.
Quarta fell astern as Rover moved on sunward.