The room and its occupants already were shut from her thoughts.
Not an ornithopter …. or its occupants.
STILLTENT: small, scalable enclosure of micro-sandwich fabric designed to reclaim as potable water the ambient moisture discharged within it by the breath of its occupants.
With covert glances, the Baron had studied the metal-walled room and its occupants — the noukkers, the pages, the guards, the troop of House Sardaukar drawn up around the walls, standing at ease there beneath the bloody and tattered captured battle flags that were the room’s only decoration.