Those horns were sprayed with a transparent fixative within hours after this beast killed the Old Duke.
But when Old Father Sun departs, the chromoplastic reverts to transparency in the dark.
Paul stared out the transparent end of the stilltent at the moonshadowed rocks that ringed this place where Idaho had hidden them.
Paul was a silhouette against moon-frosted rocks seen through the tent’s transparent end.
He took a deep breath, looked up through the transparent end of the tent at the rock escarpment outlined against the stars.
His mind focused on the storm as he had seen it begin through the transparent end of their stilltent—cold dribbles of sand crossing the basin, then runnels and tails furrowing the sky.
Within the tent, Jessica awakened, turned onto her back and peered sidelong out the transparent end at Paul, He stood with his back to her and something about his stance reminded her of his father.
They are made of chromoplastic that turns a reflecting white when subjected to light, and reverts to transparency in darkness.
It recorded minuscule shadings of difference around him—a slight change in moisture, a fractional fall in temperature, the progress of an insect across their stilltent roof, the solemn approach of dawn in the starlighted patch of sky he could see out the tent’s transparent end.
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