Dan touched his thumb to the thumb pads, and her chains fell away.
The hind feet have six pads on their inferior surfaces, and the colour is dull grizzled brown above and greyish white below.
The wide hallways were lit by skylights and lined with inset doors whose access pads glowed to the right of each door.
Dwellings require careful construction, with thick walls and roofs of non-conducting material to keep out the heat-rays, and fans and punkahs are essential for the promotion of currents of air in the inhabited rooms. Personal protection, in the shape of thick pith topees, or cork helmets, and spinal pads, is necessary in the hot months, the clothing being light and loose and not too thin.
Damian followed him across the dusty landing pads to the helo-hangar.