Well, shut my mouth, I can't believe I'm so late today! Can it really be Friday?! Seriously, where does the time go?
Anyway, it's obviously time for the weekly edition of First Line Challenge.
I'll give you the first sentence or passage 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.
(Incidentally, the last opener was from Dances with Wolves by Michael Blake. Congrats, by the way, to Ginger for guessing it!)
Okay, are you ready? Here we go!
The primroses were over. Toward the edge of the wood, where the ground became open and sloped down to an old fence and a brambly ditch beyond, only a few fading patches of pale yellow still showed among the dog's mercury and oak-tree roots...
Oh, and have a great weekend, everybody!