The moonlight shone down on the place, unhindered. The gnarled parapets jagged upwards, like a bony hand of icy indifference. In the background there was a pigeon.
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace "The Apes of Wrath" (2004)
Matthew Holness & Richard Ayoade
He was sitting all alone in the enormous cabin of a Falcon 2000EX corporate jet as it bounced its way through turbulence. In the background, the dual Pratt & Whitney engines hummed evenly.
The Lost Symbol (2009)