But he could feel the demanding race consciousness within him, his own terrible purpose, and he knew that no small thing could deflect the juggernaut.
He flexed the fingers of his left hand, watching her crawl through the sphincter valve, knowing that he could not deflect her from this determination …. that he must agree.
Paul’s defensive reactions were blindingly fast, but they moved each time at the precisely correct angle they would take if a shield were helping deflect part of Jamis’ blow.
There was danger, he felt, of overrunning himself, and he had to hold onto his awareness of the present, sensing the blurred deflection of experience, the flowing moment, the continual solidification of that-which-is into the perpetual-was.
But he knew he could not let any consideration deflect him.
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deflect blame from herself
trucks designed to deflect improvised-explosive-device blasts