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Your Last Line - 1/5

PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:17 am
by Brian

Your Last Line - 1/5

PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:17 am
by Brian
Write the last line to an unwritten novel that's so intriguing that others won't help but want to read the book.

Please limit your response to 500 words or fewer.

RE: Your Last Line - 1/5

PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:33 pm
by J Scot Lee
Trick had finally made it back home. Whether he believed the events that had transpired or not, they had happened. Sitting less than comfortably in his favorite chair, he was sure of that. The proof physically hurt in his extremities. The scars of the final fight would irritate him forever.

He lit another cigarette.

Flames in the fireplace bounced dim light about the room. He wondered if it might be a sign of his eternity. After all, he had led them against the Almighty. He was trained and unleashed against Him for the benefit of mankind. Now, doubt seemed more blasphemous than the act of saving the world from God’s Armageddon.

Until now, saving the world was necessary. Briefly, exciting. Suddenly, even with everyone still alive, the world felt empty to him.

He pulled another lung full of smoke.

Relax, he thought. It’s over. It’s all over now. God and His army have fallen at the hand of man.

There is no one left to fight.

RE: Your Last Line - 1/5

PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:50 pm
by tlianara
Night-cycle in the hydroponics bay was silent and misty. Standing there holding hands and watching the swirling eddies the space tunnel created he turned to her and asked, "How do you say I love you in your language?" She smiled and whispered, "We don't."

RE: Your Last Line - 1/5

PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:50 pm
by tlianara
Night-cycle in the hydroponics bay was silent and misty. Standing there holding hands and watching the swirling eddies the space tunnel created he turned to her and asked, "How do you say I love you in your language?" She smiled and whispered, "We don't."

RE: Your Last Line - 1/5

PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:54 pm
by Gladys
There was proof positive. She really was their Angel of Mercy. The proof stood right there in front of the whole town.

Re: Your Last Line - 1/5

PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:09 pm
by bkmitchell
The delicate form of his true love fading into the horizon, Cole froze in terror at the idea of going on alone; "Cr—y—s—t—a—l” he wailed, taking off at a dead run.

Re: Your Last Line - 1/5

PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:09 pm
by bkmitchell
The delicate form of his true love fading into the horizon, Cole froze in terror at the idea of going on alone; "Cr—y—s—t—a—l” he wailed, taking off at a dead run.

RE: Your Last Line - 1/5

PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:31 pm
by MissPeanutty
She now had a scar right below her left eye, but it was all worth it.

Re: Your Last Line - 1/5

PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:19 pm
by Buzz Carter
My hand stole hesitantly to my shoulder. Sometimes, it ached. I would never have full range of motion with that arm again. But, I lived. I watched as the vapors rose beneath the seat, and stared into the eyes of death as Sims took his last breaths.

That bastard would never touch another young woman again.