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What's the most intriguing first line you have read?

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    Gracie Sophiaposted 7 years ago

    What first line of a story or article has really grabbed your attention?

    1. Bacall profile image60
      Bacallposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Candy was going to kill tonight.

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      JDecposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      As she was standing on the cliff

    3. rianiriani profile image48
      rianirianiposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      10 facts about.../5 thing to.../20 most.../15 worst...

      everything in numerical order..simply interest me..big_smile

  2. heart4theword profile image78
    heart4thewordposted 7 years ago

    "ONCE UPON A TIME.."  smile

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image93
      Rochelle Frankposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      OH, I loved that story...

  3. Haunty profile image83
    Hauntyposted 7 years ago

    On the corner of 16th street and Hieratica a factory sings and sighs. Look: its thin spires flash green, and spit long loops of white flame into the night.

    That's the only one I can recall so it must've been the most intriguing. wink

  4. jondav profile image74
    jondavposted 7 years ago

    'This is really boring, i'd suggest you don't read it'

    Clearly i had to read it.

    1. mod2vint profile image63
      mod2vintposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It was a dark and stormy night.....   LOL big_smile

  5. TruthDebater profile image48
    TruthDebaterposted 7 years ago

    "But then she took her shirt off"

  6. GeneriqueMedia profile image60
    GeneriqueMediaposted 7 years ago

    "The sky above the seaport was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel."-Neuromancer

  7. TamCor profile image82
    TamCorposted 7 years ago

    "Tuesday was a fine California day, full of sunshine and promise, until Harry Lyon had to shoot someone at lunch."

    Dragon Tears by Dean Koontz--One of my favorite books of his!

  8. Petra Vlah profile image59
    Petra Vlahposted 7 years ago

    The line from "Love story"

  9. bayoulady profile image69
    bayouladyposted 7 years ago

    Look,look.Look and see.

    My first Dolch reader in 1955.Learning to read was the most exciting thing I had ever donein my short 5 year old life.