The bullets struck the pulsating flesh of the amoeboid creature like a series of small explosions, sending gouts of translucent green slime flying into the air.
As the ship she stood on turned, several of the projectiles fired by the other vessel struck close, sending gouts of water spouting up into the air and soaking her down again.
Some of the stones fell short, sending white gouts of water leaping from the waves, but a satisfying amount of it rattled down onto the decks of the galley.
The hillside erupted, sending huge gouts of earth and chunks of timber skyward.
Within hours of the strike's start, a large fire broke out in a disused plastics warehouse in the English Midlands, sending gouts of black smoke skyward.
Another blow sent gouts of blood flying, along with gobbets of flesh.
The stable roof caved in, sending gouts of flame blasting out the doorway to clutch and release the gray shape.
The stove was sending gouts of smoke out the kitchen door and up through the vent in the roof; Powl was never expert at its use.
The serpent thing hissed and slashed wildly, sending gouts of earth flying.
The tower was striking, not all at once but in sections, striking and rebounding and landing again, breaking up, sending immense gouts of mud flying, hurling its own shattered blocks for great distances.