Are you ready to get your creative juices flowing?
I'll give you the first sentence of a famous novel, and your job is to turn it into a paragraph that is totally unique, and totally you!
Authors and characters are all welcome to attempt this little exercise. Let's see how many different perspectives we can create. As a bonus, try to guess the book that's being quoted. I'll give you a hint: In honor of fast-approaching Valentine's Day, it's a classic romance.
(Incidentally, the last opener was from The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells.)
Okay, are you ready? Here we go!
There was no possibility of taking a walk that day. We had been wandering, indeed, in the leafless shrubbery an hour in the morning; but since dinner...