A few more stragglers, rumors of a new East-West War, Mike summarized with a shrug.
I believe now the rumors were true, Darian said, at peace after his trip to the immortal world.
Not only where you are--at the heart of affairs and of the world--is the talk all of war, even here amid fieldwork and the calm of nature--which townsfolk consider characteristic of the country--rumors of war are heard and painfully felt.
For Christ's sake think of us! cried his wife, referring to the rumors of war and the enemy.