Minutes stretched like elastic into hours as they went on waiting. Her body was chilled through, her feet became numb, yet the flicker of hope refused to be douched….
Each time the cage came juddering up from the dark abyss, screeching to a stop as it reached ground level, her heart raced. As coal-grimed figures staggered out of it, coughing and spluttering and gasping for fresh air, she craned her neck to see over the heads of those in front of her, ears straining as names were called out in greeting….
Forty men were brought to the surface, yet still the name Bryn Roberts had not been called out. None of the survivors even worked alongside her dada….
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Check out those all important ‘first lines’ here ..
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by … Jenn at ‘Books And A Beat’
Anyone can take part, by just doing the following:
Grab your current read.
Open to a random page.
- Share a couple of “teaser” sentences, from somewhere on that page.
- Be careful not to share “spoiler” sentences.
- Remember to share the title and author too.
- Head on over to ‘A Daily Rhythm’ and leave a link to your post, so that others can share it and you can share other people’s.
It would be great if you then decided to leave a comment for Jenn, as we all like to receive them and are interested in sharing your thoughts.