Frost looked back up at her father, but he was no longer there, the hand in hers suddenly cold and lifeless. "It is happening again," Bunt said. "There is no escape."
From page 51 of Frost by M. P. Kozlowsky. (Bunt is a robot.)
But if she refuses to let the doctors put her to sleep, this is the future: Sometime during her adolescence, the Sidhe will come for her, as they come these days for everyone. They will hunt her down, and if she fails to outrun them, Nessa will die.From page 3 of The Call by Peadar O'Guilin.
I awoke to sirens screaming throughout my city of East Berlin. Instantly, I flew from my bed. Something must be terribly wrong.From page 1 of A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen.
Judge Moran was on his feet, she saw as her disbelieving gaze followed Soto's. The judge raised his hands, palms outward, as if to ward off the threat. His eyes were wide and his mouth was opening, as if he was about to speak, or yell, or something. Whatever he meant to do, she never knew, because she was just in time to watch--bang!--as his head was blown to pieces.From page 31 of Guilty by Karen Robards.
But the injustice of it all, the anger it provoked in me, and the ability to understand her suffering--all of it led me to a single-minded pursuit. And that was to give back to Jenny Kramer this most horrific nightmare.From page 9 of All is not Forgotten by Wendy Walker.
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Books and a Beat. Anyone can play along, so I thought I would play for fun! Just pick two sentences from the book you are reading.