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Old 03-17-2017, 11:46 AM   #1
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Sting "And then the murders began..."

Here's a little game - add "And then the murders began" after the first sentence in a book. I'll start with this example:
"When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton." And then the murders began.
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Old 03-17-2017, 12:08 PM   #2
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Nice!

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. And then the murders began.
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Old 03-17-2017, 01:06 PM   #3
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Picking up the nearest book...

"This is where the dragons went. And then the murders began." - Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett

Hmm.
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Old 03-17-2017, 03:03 PM   #4
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Off the top of my bedside table:

"Ash fell from the sky. And then the murders began." - Mistborn

"A window burst open high above the market. And then the murders began." - Perdido Street Station

"The sea had broken him. And then the murders began." - The Sky-Slayer
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Old 03-17-2017, 03:51 PM   #5
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It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen. And then the murders began. - Orwell

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. And then the murders began. - Dickens
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Old 03-17-2017, 04:20 PM   #6
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More accurate than I initially predicted.

"We should start back," Gared urged as the woods began to grow dark around them. And then the murders began. (ASOIAF, Game of Thrones)

Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much. And then the murders began. (HP - Philosopher's Stone)
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