"Blood evacuates Lorca's ears and cheeks."
--p 36, Marie-Helene Bertino. 2 a.m. at the Cat's Pajamas. New York, NY: Random House; 2014.2. A vivid simile:
"...Ruelle's face seals over like the visor of a knight clanging down."
--p428 (Kindle edition), All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
"Grandpa looks at the pictures and blinks and puts a knuckle between his teeth. For maybe thirty seconds he doesn't answer. He looks like he's standing outside an elevator waiting for the doors to open."
--p165, The River Nemunas. In: Anthony Doerr. Memory Wall. New York, NY: Scribner; 2010.