They seized the golden vessel, and then the shadows swirled around them and what happened he could not say.
The shadow of panic swirled ever closer around him.
The shadows in the doorway swirled, coalesced, formed into a man.
Thickening suddenly, the shadows swirled to form into something black and vaguely manlike.
Derae prepared herself for the attack, but it did not come, the shadows swirling into a cloak around the spirit form of Aida.
The shadow swirled and eddied, drew back, and out of the midst of the darkness a great cat-face glared at him.
The shadows were swirling in the crystal again, and as they cleared Meg began to recognize her mother's lab at home.
On the red silk walls, shadows swirled and ran together, small children of that darkness, massing at the top where the vent hole drew out the smoke.
The shadow within a shadow swirled for a moment as if in anger.
Across the mirrorlike surface swirled furious shadows painted in red and yellow and orange.