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First Lines Contest 2018: The Falcon's Revenge

James Edward Holling   July 06, 2017   `
Category: Fiction / War & Military
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First Lines Contest 2018: The Falcon's Revenge
A shrill scream pierced the otherwise still calm of the night. The young Afghan boy, wounds still bandaged, awoke from the nightmare and began sobbing. A woman rushed to his side, sat on the floor next to the padded mat he laid on, and cradled his head in her arms.

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I knew from the first lines, there was a great story coming.

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After the first three lines I couldn't put it down.

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