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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:02 am 
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Just started William Meikle's "Crustaceans", and it begins...

'The whale farted.'

I'm not sure what category that comes in, but it's certainly memorable.

Other memorable opening lines anyone?

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"It was time to whip the god."

(From the book I'm reading now, John Scalzi's The God Engines.)

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