1.As I gazed up at the stars, I noticed an especially bright one moving slowly across the night sky.
2.I know how he sees me; the alcohol helps with that. But it doesn’t argue with him.
3.The trolls in that valley are the ones who found me and gave me my name.
4.I received a letter from a great uncle I never knew, stating I was heir to his throne in a faraway kingdom.
5.I was walking down Main Street when I spotted a man who looked exactly like my grandfather.
6.No one suspected that every one of the vaccine syringes sent to those areas would render their receivers sterile for life.
7.It was enough for her that he’d found a lost child and returned him to his parents.
8.Custer graduated at the bottom of his class at West Point. There was a reason.
9.Today, I got a call from someone saying they have important news about my family history.
10.On a camping trip with my family, we discovered a cave filled with the most beautiful treasures you’ve ever seen.
11.Even with a baby in her arms and her hair loose, I knew her. And it all came back.
12.I was through the woods with my older brother when we heard a strange growl.
13.His bike still hung on the rack, covered in dust, and one wheel bent into a moon shape.
14.You were born to make mistakes and to change the world as you learned from them.
15.I could barely look at it. The sticky note attached to the jar read, “Careful. It’s loaded.”
16.This was the seventh parcel to arrive for her with nothing for a return address but a dried blossom under a square of packing tape.
17.My dad told me he started a new job today, and I found a superhero cape in the backseat of his car!
18.My dad taught me how to use a metal detector, and you’ll never believe what I found.
19.On a night like this, the sky should be full of stars, but as she looked up, her legs almost gave out.
20.Once she catches your scent — a scent like yours, especially — she learns everything about you.
21.She was the kind of person who loudly insulted others’ intelligence while neglecting her own.
22.He quietly rolled the car back down the driveway and into the street before pausing for one last look at my bedroom window.
23.The little boy looked at me and said, “The choice is yours. What will you decide?”
24.I went with my grandpa to milk the cows, but something was different about the barn today.
25.The freeway was completely deserted, and the only words on the marquee near my exit were “Supplies have run out, and shelters are full.”
26.We had an understanding, Jefferson and I. He promised me freedom for my unborn children.
27.When I walked into the living room this morning, my mom had a huge grin on her face.
28.With his background and fierce appearance, no one expected Bruno the mastiff to be a good dog for small children.
29.He made it sound as though the very worst thing I could be was a witch.
30.Everyone assumed Jack the Ripper was a man. It was the perfect cover for the family business.
31.Last week, I met a girl named Mary, and we became best friends even though she’s not like most people I know.
32.I was playing hide-and-seek with my friend when I saw something I’ve never seen before.
33.I was having dinner with some friends when I realized I’d left my wallet back at home.
34.Her voice broke over the phone when mine did, but she said, “It’s actually pretty nice here.”
35.“I need something to look forward to that doesn’t come in a bottle. You got any ideas?”
36.I looked into the crystal ball and saw myself walking hand-in-hand with my mortal enemy.
37.The largest golden maple leaf I’d ever seen landed at my feet as I turned the corner.
38.I always wondered what it would be like if it actually rained cats and dogs, then it happened.
39.I was riding home after school when I came upon a group of kids throwing rocks at each other.
40.It was there the billionaires of the world gathered to announce their joint decision, either oblivious or indifferent to the revolution brewing next door.
41.I spent a thousand years in that bottle before a child freed me from it and called me “Mama.”
42.She told me I was the perfect candidate for their weaponized shifter program; and their target was someone easy to dislike.
43.“I’d just stepped out of Ford’s for a drink during intermission. Booth was drinking in the same saloon. And then he wasn’t.”