"To discuss how you are assisting my death-dealers get into and out of my underworld," Gabriel replied, changing the subject.
From this time forward it was against Assyria instead of Babylonia that Elam found itself compelled to exert its strength, and Elamite policy was directed towards fomenting revolt in Babylonia and assisting the Babylonians in their struggle with Assyria.
Janet O'Brien was a local woman who remained on call to Bird Song, assisting with the domestic chores of running the bed and breakfast, at least when the number of guests required additional help.
Alex laughed softly, assisting her up the steps with one hand on her plump elbow.
Maybe if she would focus on assisting him in that, it would be less intimidating.