Whether you’re an English learner or simply need to see some examples with the phrase/term/expression “arrive in”, you will find this post very useful and entertaining as it contains examples only from popular Fantasy and Sci-Fi books! Examples of Sentences with “Arrive In” from Popular Fantasy and Sci-Fi Books

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Sentences with “Arrive In” from the Mistborn Trilogy by Brandon Sanderson

    • “They wouldn’t arrive in time anyway,” Ham said. “The Pits are only a couple of days away. If they were threatened, the Lord Ruler would have to respond quickly. The Garrison would be the only force in striking distance.” ~ Brandon Sanderson – [Mistborn 01-03] – Mistborn Trilogy, Chapter 6

    • She had to catch up to Kelsier; otherwise she’d arrive in Luthadel, but not know where to go from there. ~ Brandon Sanderson – [Mistborn 01-03] – Mistborn Trilogy, Chapter 6

Sentences with “Arrive In” from Hyperion Cantos Complete by Dan Simmons

    • Rachel Weintraub, whose first and final birthday would arrive in less than three standard days. ~ Dan Simmons – Hyperion Cantos Complete

    • The instructions are simple—he is to continue on his mission to capture the child, he will never be relieved of this duty, and Captain Wu, Father Brown, and any other dignitaries to arrive in-system are there only to observe and to underline—if any underlining is necessary—Father Captain de Soya’s total authority over all Pax officials in the pursuit of this goal. ~ Dan Simmons – Hyperion Cantos Complete

    • “Captain Wolmak put a prize crew aboard from the Jibril,” said the Grand Inquisitor. “We returned immediately to Pacem to report the matter. The Saigon Maru was traveling via traditional Hawking drive, escorted by four Hawking-drive torchships, and is scheduled to arrive in the nearest Pax system with a Pax Fleet base… Barnard’s System, I believe… in… ah… three standard weeks.” ~ Dan Simmons – Hyperion Cantos Complete

    • Albedo smiled grimly. “Pax Fleet declares a world quarantined without knowing the real reason for their actions. Core robot ships arrive in orbit and sweep the inhabited sections with our stasis equipment. Cor Unum provides the ships and funding and training. Opus Dei uses freighters to remove the bodies in stasis…” ~ Dan Simmons – Hyperion Cantos Complete

    • If you will be so kind as to wait in the shade under the pagoda roof here, Honored Guests, a personage of the proper rank to greet you will arrive in only a moment. ~ Dan Simmons – Hyperion Cantos Complete

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Examples from The Complete Malazan Book of the Fallen by Steven Erikson

Examples of Sentences with “Arrive In” from the popular fantasy/sci-fi book “The Complete Malazan Book of the Fallen” by Steven Erikson:

    • And here we are, racing through the Whirlwind…to arrive in time to witness the prophetic rebirth. ~ Steven Erikson – The Complete Malazan Book of the Fallen

    • Dusk ever seemed eager to arrive in the forest of stone trees. The tracks he left in the dusty path revealed, to his relief, that he was still alone in walking the trail these days. ~ Steven Erikson – The Complete Malazan Book of the Fallen

    • ‘Hull Beddict,’ he said in his rough voice, ‘blood brother to Binadas, you arrive in questionable company.’ ~ Steven Erikson – The Complete Malazan Book of the Fallen

    • The beasts to either side wheeled out to come in from a flanking position, while the three in the center staggered their timing, intending to arrive in quick succession. ~ Steven Erikson – The Complete Malazan Book of the Fallen

    • The Jaghut flicked his gaze over to her. ‘You are not the first trouble to arrive in the past few years. Of course,’ he added, after sipping his wine, ‘all the young girls are now sent to the next village along this coast – permanently, alas, which does not bode well for the future of this town.’ ~ Steven Erikson – The Complete Malazan Book of the Fallen

    • They are following – they trusted in me! My lord and his followers are coming – there is no stopping that, but they will arrive in a realm which they cannot leave. ~ Steven Erikson – The Complete Malazan Book of the Fallen

    • But the sergeant shook his head. ‘That don’t matter one way or the other. It might end up being as dark as the deepest valley at the bottom of your ocean, Commander Beddict. You do what you do, because seeing true doesn’t always arrive in a burst of light. Sometimes what you see is black as a pit, and it just fools you into thinking that you’re blind. You’re not. You’re the opposite of blind.’ ~ Steven Erikson – The Complete Malazan Book of the Fallen

Various Authors

Also, have a look at these examples of sentences with “Arrive In” from popular fantasy/sci-fi books, various authors:

    • Tan opened his mouth, but the abbot continued, forestalling any protest. “The Shin are trained from the moment they arrive in close, careful observation, and yet, who here noticed Pyrre Lakatur’s misstep? You and I. Maybe one or two of the older brothers.” He looked at Kaden almost sadly. ~ Brian Staveley – [Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne 01] – The Emperor’s Blades

    • He cooked, he watched sous-chefs arrive in the kitchen and then depart some days later shouting about minimum wages and unsociable hours. ~ Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Autumn

    • The signal break didn’t stop trains altogether, but it caused delays for an hour or so until a workaround was sorted out, and that caused a knock-on effect which meant that the six forty-five from Padstow, due to arrive in Paddington at ten o’clock, did not actually get into Paddington until almost midnight. ~ Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Autumn

    • Professor Sinyavski would arrive in little more than an hour to torture them with math. ~ Dean R. Koontz – What the Night Knows


    • This place catered to the carriage trade. Anybody flush enough to dump their honored elders in this dive would arrive in style. Hydrogen fuel cells, maybe solar, maybe even simulated autonomy and a preprogrammed route to obviate the need for a driver. ~ Ian Tregillis – Something More Than Night

    • Without causing offence, I hope, it seems as if every room I enter you have recently left, or are due soon to arrive in, and every negotiation I undertake is made more complicated by your involvement. ~ Joe Abercrombie – The Collected Joe Abercrombie

    • Madeline was the first vampire to arrive in the New World, and so she had her pick of territory. Hemmed in by Puritan-run Massachusetts and Connecticut, Rhode Island was the most inclusive of the new colonies. ~ M. L. Brennan – [Generation V 01] – Generation V


    • There was a flash of light and a flinch. You never knew where that light would land. Or if you knew where, you didn’t know what shape it would arrive in. That was a physics joke. Bio-Mom knew a lot of those. ~ Madeline Ashby – [Machine Dynasty 01] – vN

    • He keyed the wait service and ordered a cart of whatever they had that was hot and fresh and could arrive in his private box within five minutes. ~ Matthew Woodring Stover – [Acts of Caine 01] – Heroes Die

    • He’d have to say something, do something that would keep Michaelson on the platform, at least for the couple of minutes it would take for the secmen to arrive in their cardinal red body armor, with their stickyfoam and power rifles loaded with gelslugs. ~ Matthew Woodring Stover – [Acts of Caine 01] – Heroes Die

Various Authors, Part II

    • Centaurs had no magic at all to protect them; they were incapable of using it. And while more than half their fighting strength was still at home, to arrive in the spring—(if any of them, Kellen amended mentally, were still here in the spring)—even the fact that their villages were currently well-defended would not protect them from the sort of threats they would face. ~ Mercedes Lackey & James Mallory – Obsidian 03 – When Darkness Falls

    • KELLEN did not spend the time waiting for Redhelwar to arrive in leisure, however. Even though he only had a few thousand horses, there were preparations to make to leave Halacira, especially since he must provide for a permanent force to be left behind. ~ Mercedes Lackey & James Mallory – Obsidian 03 – When Darkness Falls


    • The yaams were a strange sort of hairy jamal, peculiar to the high mountains. They were ill-tempered and spat a lot; but they were surefooted on mountain trails. A raft bearing two of them was being poled up the Multawee and would probably arrive in the morning. ~ Michael Flynn – [Spiral Arm 02] – Up Jim River

    • Grigán and Corenn weren’t the first to arrive in the Small Palace’s gardens. Twenty or so merchants were already walking around its paths, and there were at least that many behind the séda hedges that traversed the courtyard. ~ Pierre Grimbert – [Secret of Ji 02] – The Orphan’s Promise


    • She picked it up: “Rest of it is in your downlinks, read over it, we’ll hit n-vac at 0800 ST and arrive in the vicinity in seventy-two hours. Back to full gee once we finish the Leap, so better hit the myostim. If you are wheezing and dragging two minutes after we exit the ship, you can stay here and collect base pay while the rest of us divvy up your bonus.” ~ Steve Perry – Cutter’s Wars 01 -The Ramal Extraction


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