So my second year students are working on that.
Below are their first lines and openers. This is the all-guys class. Did they do their job?
To Jaron, there was no better way to start his morning than flying 620 miles an hour through an asteroid field.
- The Night of The Feral
Morgan cursed at his luck. Wouldn’t you know it. Cornered by a vampire hunter, stakes and silver-coated axes pounding at his door, on the one night of the year that The Feral could enter the city limits without being seen. Could his afterlife get any worse?
- The Phantom Files
“…and as the bandits closed in, knives drawn and ready, Maria…”
November sighed. Three weeks she’d been stuck on this stupid section, and each idea she had for solving it never seemed to fit. She tried having Maria run away, but the heroine can’t keep running, can she? She tried having her fight back, but Maria hadn’t been much of a fighter in the past. She tried swimming, screaming, even bartering with the bandits, but nothing seemed to flow correctly.
“Mew,” a small tabby cat called from across the room.
- If It Ain’t Broke
“Happy birthday to you!” everyone sings.
I look around at their faces: Siddell, Shaun, Amelia, and Luke. My wife, brother, sister-in-law, and best friend. The most important people in my life right now. Sometimes I can’t believe how lucky I am.
- Baron’s War
Hendrick frantically searched for his missing comrade. He made his way from hall to hall, weaving through Charleston Castle. Hendrick found Chauncey asleep in his quarters. He grabbed Chauncey by the collar, angrily hoisting him to his feet.
“Wake up, boy! Every Brigadier is to be on time.”
- Another Three Hour Tour
“Fight! Fight! Fight!”
Logan could hear the chants as he entered the hall. “He had better not be doing this again,” he said to himself as he sprinted down the hall. Just last week, his best friend had been caught fighting on school property. He rounded a last corner and was greeted by the entire high school gathered in a fight circle. Logan heard some more details.
“Yo mama so fat, the government just assigned her a zip code!”
“Oh!” the crowd shouted.
“Well at least my mama is still on this planet. Last I checked yo mama is so fat that she is being used by NASA as a replacement space station!”
“OH!” the crowd yelled louder.
Want to read more? Oh, yes. Good job, guys.