The castle rose up before us like sunrise, its towers and battlements reaching hundreds of feet into the sky. It was of gray stone, huge block set on block; but it caught the sunlight like a dolphin's back at dawn. It was as big as a city, I thought; not one building, but many, tied together by corridors and courtyards; I stared around at what I could see of the wings and walls of it stretching in many directions. I could not begin to imagine the number of rooms it must contain. But it stood silent, the windows dark, apparently deserted. But not quite deserted, I told myself unhappily. Oh dear.
- Part 3, Chapter 1 page 131
I love this imagery.... It's magnificent!!
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