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"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies," said Jojen. "The man who never reads lives only one." - George R.R. Martin, A Dance With Dragons

Friday, January 13, 2017

First Lines Friday...


The monster showed up just after midnight. As they do.

Conor was awake when it came.

He'd had a nightmare. Well, not a nightmare. The nightmare. 
The one he'd been having a lot lately. The one with the                 
darkness and the wind and the screaming. The one with the
hands slipping from his grasp, no matter how hard he tried 
to hold on. The one that always ended with--

                                               ...A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

                                                                      Inspired by Siobhan Dowd

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