"A Sound of Thunder" scavenger hunt (Similes (Suddenly it all…
"A Sound of Thunder" scavenger hunt
Suddenly it all ceased, as if someone had shut a door. Pg. 6
"Exposing a fence of teeth like daggers." Pg.6
"Sounds like music and sounds like flying tents filled the sky" Pg. 5
"Its armored flesh glittered like a thousand green coins." Pg. 7
"Out of chars and ashes, out of dust and coals, like golden salamanders." Pg. 1
"Each lower leg was a piston, a thousand pounds of white bone, sunk in thick ropes of muscle, sheathed over in a gleam of pebbled skin like the mail of a terrible warrior." Pg. 6
"Each thigh was a ton of meat, ivory, and steel mesh." Pg. 6
"A great evil god, folding its delicate watchmaker's claws close to its oily reptilian chest." Pg. 6
"the head itself, a ton of sculptured stone, lifted easily upon the sky." Pg 6.
"Pterodactyls soaring with cavernous gray wings, gigantic bats of delirium and night fever." Pg. 5
"All right," Travis continued, "say we accidentally kill one mouse here. That means all the future families of this one particular mouse are destroyed, right?" Pg. 3
"We might need it. I'm warning you, Eckels, I might kill you yet. I've got my gun ready." Pg. 10
"Moons eat themselves opposite to the custom" Pg. 1
"The sign on the wall seemed to quaver under a film of sliding warm water" Pg. 1
"It wrenched and tore the metal path." Pg. 8
"It came on great oiled, resilient, striding legs." Pg. 6
"Sickening gushes drenched the hunters." Pg. 8
"The stink of raw flesh blew down the wilderness." Pg. 7
" A windstorm from the beast's mouth engulfed them in the stench of slime and old blood." Pgs. 7 & 8.
"There was a sound like a gigantic bonfire burning all of Time, all the years and all the parchment calendars, all the hours piled high and set aflame" Pg. 1
"They saw themselves mirrored." Pg. 8
"They fired at the metallic eyelids and the blazing black iris," Pg 8.
"Eckels glanced across the vast office at a mass and tangle, a snaking and humming of wires and steel boxes, at an aurora that flickered now orange, now silver, now blue." Pg. 1
" The Monster roared, teeth glittering with sun.
The rifles cracked again, Their sound was lost in shriek and lizard thunder." Pg. 8
"Somewhere inside, a sac of fluids burst." Pg. 8
"The jungle was wide and full of twitterings, rustlings, murmurs, and sighs." Pg. 6
A possible theme I can think of is "There are rules for a reason."