The following are the first lines from all of the original fiction postings from the April 2008. These are friends-locked posts sorted under my Writing filter, as I have no desire to spam those on my flist who aren't interested. *grin*
Please comment on this post in order to be added to the filter or check out my archive: The Unforgotten Country over at EverydayDragons.com.
Note: The number is the date of the entry and the stuff in parenthesis is the genre and/or working title of the universe in which the story snippit took place.
29 - Once upon a time there was a city by the sea. (Fantasy)
28 - Werewolves were supposed to be lucky, although Simon wasn't quite sure who'd decided that fact. (Urban Fantasy; Everyday Wolves)
25 - Dev had wanted to be a knight since he was old enough to swing sticks and imagine monsters. (Fantasy)
22 - "Better you than me, and I mean that in the nicest way possible." (Science Fiction; Starcrossed)
14 - It worried her, more than anything else, how easily she fell into the rhythms of the cultures she adopted. (Science Fiction)
13 - If this had been a proper fairy tale story Shea would have had a magical companion animal or wise mentor by now. (Fantasy)
10 - John woke up one morning to find that he'd been replaced. (Science Fiction)
9 - Laughter was a welcome change from the emptiness of the plains. (Fantasy)
4 - "Unless the world is ending in the next-" she glanced at the timer, "-four minutes, then I'm busy." (Fantasy)
2 - There was a solace in the pain she hadn't expected to find. (Dark Fantasy/Horror; Rise and Walk)
1 - Sitting here staring into the stars, remembering how little I'd thought of traveling from one planet to another --one system to another-- and now I was here, stuck dirtside forever... on purpose. (Science Fiction; Carson and Ship)
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