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Thog's Masterclass. Breathing Exercises Dept. 'Faraday, eighteen-year-old daughter of Earl Isend of Skarabost, sat soaking up the atmosphere with her intelligent green eyes.' (Sarah Douglass, The Wayfarer Redemption, 1997) [NR]

Dept of Facial Contortion. 'Pym returned him a fixed smile over eyes blazing with fury.' (Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign, 1999) [CB]

Light of Other Days Dept. 'She saw through its "eyes", which were packets of specialized nerves designed to collect information from a spectrum far exceeding human comprehension, from light waves now unseen but which were common when the planet was young and newly cooled.' (William R. Trotter, Warrener's Beastie, 2006) [DL]

Dept of Teleporting Sweat, Crossed Eyes and X-Ray Vision. 'Sweat rolled down the woman's face as she spoke, and beaded on the narrow face of the other man present.' 'His eyes popped open, and for a moment they stared at each other almost nose to nose.' 'Perhaps it was the hangdog way they sat, shoulders slumped, eyes on the ground under their boots.' (all Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven, 1993) [CL]

Serious Mainstream Dept, or My Vegetable Love Should Grow ... 'He felt his cashew become a banana, and then a rippled yam, bursting with weight.' (John Updike, Brazil, 1994) [ADH]

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