First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?
- Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
- Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
- Finally… reveal the book!
Today’s first lines are…
Tika Waylan straightened her back with a sigh, flexing her shoulders to ease her cramped muscles. She tossed the soapy bar rag into the water pail and glanced around the empty room.
And the book is….
This post contains affiliate links you can use to purchase the book. If you buy the book using that link, I will receive a small commission from the sale.Dragons of Autumn Twilight by Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman
Also by this author: Dragons of Autumn Twilight, Dragons of Winter Night, Dragons of Spring Dawning
Series: Dragonlance Chronicles #1
Also in this series: Dragons of Autumn Twilight, Dragons of Winter Night, Dragons of Spring Dawning
Published by TSR on 11/11/2008
Genres: Fiction / Fantasy / General
Source: Personal Library
Lifelong friends, they went their separate ways. Now they are together again, though each holds secrets from the others in his heart. They speak of a world shadowed with rumors of war. They speak of tales of strange monsters, creatures of myth, creatures of legend. They do not speak of their secrets. Not then. Not until a chance encounter with a beautiful, sorrowful woman, who bears a magical crystal staff, draws the companions deeper into the shadows, forever changing their lives and shaping the fate of the world.
No one expected them to be heroes.
Least of all, them.
Have you started the Dragonlance Chronicles? If so, what do you think of them?