The rockets leaped forward, from the topside racks, four and four and four and four, at half-second intervals.
Olcott's hesitation was of half-second duration, but it was perceptible.
Yet, in the half-second before the coming of the cloud, and as I first looked down, I had seen something—something indefinable.
In a half-second the workman had dropped his pail and let fly at him.
Presently there was a half-second blast which must have been from a single rocket tube because of the mild shaking it produced.
In that half-second before he fell an article I read somewhere flashed into my mind.
Ritter looked at him blankly for a half-second, then grinned ruefully.
And then went on to thrust into that half-second of suspended fury, a faint breath of appeasing.
In the half-second it took Fredericks to see that, the Psi Operative moved.
This she did, and Mr. Dinwiddie gave the plate a half-second exposure.