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he he he I think I know this one. It's pretty funny and a good opening :o)
This is just odd enough to hook me right away. :)
Quirky. I like it.
Like it. I'd immediately think poaching. Not sure if thats the direction you want readers to go.
great opening. :)
Hmm. I'll disagree with everyone else. I don't like books that begin with questions.
I'm with brimfire on the not liking questions as openers, but I'd definitely read the next few paragraphs to see what's up.Intriguing.
I'd have to read more of this just to see what's up. From the quirkiness of the opening lines, I'm almost prepared to read about ostriches hunting. ;-)
Well, it's interesting and I'm curious enough to want to read more, but my first instinct was to want to change it to what do guns and ostriches have in common.
i'm hooked. I really want to know what this one's about.
I’d definitely read more. We’ve already gotten a sense of mystery and humor, as well as time. I’m intrigued and want to know the answer to that riddle.
These two sentences have just enough of a hook to keep me reading.
I'd keep reading.
Hehe, no ostrich hunting. This is a YA fantasy :)
Good! Especially for YA.
What do guns and ostriches have to do with each other? Yesterday, I'd have said nothing. I agree with brimfire. I don't like questions as first lines. And who's asking it, anyway?I am hooked, though. Anything with ostriches in a first line has got to be interesting. :)
I like it :)
I like it. What DO guns & ostriches have to do with each other? I'd like to find out.
The question is bizarre enough for it to work for me. I'm hooked.
Poaching? Oh, wait, I'll just read on to find out. Nice opening. Hooked. :)
Great fun, I'd keep reading just to get an answer to the question.
I'm curious enough to read on. I love ostriches
hooked; wouldn't change a thing :)
I like it. It does make me want to keep reading.
I know this one too, but I quite like it, and *hint* you need to finish it sometime. ;)
Good hook. Draws me in.