Good day, and welcome to another week of Last Line First. Due to a fortunate and entirely foreseeable series of circumstances that have everything whatsoever to do with me … you’ve got an extra day to write your entries this week. In other words (not borrowed and butchered from Captain Jack Sparrow), you can have until midnight on Monday!
Your last line prompt this week is from Void by Denise Sparrowhawk. I picked it because, as an opening line, it makes me want to know what’s in the book and why she’s clutching it to her breast and crying.
Remember, you have until midnight on Monday 6th April to comment on this post with your ≤200 word flash-fictions, and you can tweak the prompt however you see fit. For a full run-down of the rules and easy access to previous challenges and their stories please visit this page.
So, here’s your new first line:
She clutched the book to her breast and cried.
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