The air around them was thick and deep almost audibly underlined with slumber; and it shifted faintly through the dim, mottled shadows like an uneasy rest, disturbed by dreams of damage and bloody repayment.
Now I was at the base of those very cliffs, looking west toward the Judean Mountains, which rise in steely-hued tones of beige under the mottled shadows of passing clouds.
And it gives you a chance to revel in the game's beauty as you watch the clouds reflect off the windshields and the sunlight filter through the trees and leave mottled shadows on the asphalt.
Above him, the vast mesh dish of what he presumed to be a radio telescope cast a mottled shadow over the centre of a compound.
Moments later, their coats an improvised couch, they knelt in mutual exploration, then lay together in the silent mottled shadows.
Bolan found himself in mottled shadows.
Whispered orders went out, and the woodlanders moved back, blending into the green shade and mottled shadow.
The figure of a seated woman materialized from the mottled shadows of the turreted wall, very near indeed to where he'd been standing.
The mottled shadows of the cottonwoods as well as fright had prevented Clawson from noticing that the face under the black domino mask was the copper hue of an Indian's skin.
Between the mottled shadows at the edge of the clearing and the camouflaging effect of his scout gear, that was quite enough cover to keep him invisible.