Hero gently licks Brian Anderson's cheek, interrupting his dream. It's a recurring dream that puts Anderson back on the battlefield in Afghanistan--a chaotic, intense combat zone where Anderson, amid all of the carnage, is fighting for his life.
From page 26 of Reporting For Duty--True Stories of Wounded Veterans and Their Service Dogs by Tracy Libby
I lay there for a moment longer, overwhelmed, my mind spinning, my life pinning me down. I then performed my morning ritual for the past nineteen years: I cursed God, then prayed to Him and pushed myself out of bed.
From page 21 of It's. Nice. Outside. by Jim Kokoris.
My eyes glanced over a huge fallen timber, a nylon tent crushed underneath its massive trunk. But when I saw a hiking boot with the leg still attached peeking out from the destroyed tent, I realized I had been wrong.
From page 44 of Stranded by Melinda Braun.
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along, so I thought I would play for fun! Just pick two sentences from the book you are reading.