In 1804 Vauquelin resigned his professorship at the College de France and successfully used his influence to obtain the appointment for Thenard, who six years later, after Fourcroy's death, was further elected to the chairs of chemistry at the Ecole Polytechnique and the Faculte des Sciences.
A long oak table graced the center of the room, its ten carved chairs at attention.
Vamps, chairs, the floor-- all disintegrated at its touch.
Sofia sat in one of the plush chairs, legs pulled to her chest, and watched their brotherly exchange.
She sat on one of two fold-out chairs in the concrete room, legs crossed and hands in her lap.