Favorite Openings (No Opening Report)

Jan 26, 2010

I've always been partial to the opening paragraph of Jack London's White Fang. Your faves?

Dave and I were pinned down by enemy fire this afternoon. Not to fret, however. We've dug a trench and begun testing secret weapons.

If riding's not in your temporal budget, why not post a few of your favorite passages? A few others I'm fond of:

Maybe next it'll be favorite opening scenes of movies....