First lines of novels can capture your attention, give you a clue to the character's past or present, set the stage for the entire novel, or more. First lines are extremely important and have a great responsibility. With that in mind, we'd like to welcome you to First Line Friday.
I did two things on my seventy-fifth birthday. I visited my wife's grave. Then I joined the army.
The woman crossed to the window and moved the blind aside to peer apprehensively outside.