Moonlight bathed the plains south and east, and through the pale brightening, furtive shadows moved.
The Mole was a furtive shadow as he passed from room to room, straightening, arranging, and fussing with his possessions.
They passed back onto a roadway leading south, winding their way down between the buildings, passing through the haze, two furtive shadows fleeing into light.
He said little, and moved like a furtive shadow.
Fifty yards away he saw two furtive shadows move into the open.
In the dim light, shadows wound their way upward - small, furtive shadows moving in single file, moving silently ... or nearly so.
Shirkuh's booted feet crunched away through the shale, and a furtive, ragged shadow came out of the night and squatted at Muhammad's elbow.
Passing along it like a furtive shadow she turned twice, then halted at the corner of a third street.
And his figure was only a furtive shadow among other sinister shadows cast by this strange, penetrating light.
The walls were alive with furtive shadows.