Anton Martek, sitting on a chair beside the stable's open door, fashioning a ski pole, did not look up from his work.
Alec was down in the ice chasm, ski pole reversed in his hand.
Satisfied that it was properly set, he removed the radiation cap lock and slipped his ski pole through the ring on the cap.
They could have been made only by a ski pole, but a ski pole was the only tool Jean had.
Franz picked up and inspected the ski pole Anton was fashioning, and he tried to fix each detail exactly in his mind.
"I'm dead on," Troy said, indicating with a ski pole an imaginary line straight ahead.
Standing as far from the gauge as possible, he dangled a leaden cap from the end of his ski pole over the projecting tube.