The girl's eyes were wild with fear. They shone out of her dirty face. Her knees were covered in blood from the fall. She had a sharp pain in her side from running. But she ran. There was a high lovers' moon and the night was full of dark shadows. The shadows followed her. The shadows could kill her.
I don't understand the two sentences in bold above paragraph. At least I have an idea about the first sentence that what it means. But I have no idea about second sentence. It comes nonsense to me.