First Chapter - First Paragaph(s) - Tuesday Intros (Dec. 27)

This weeks choice:
Originally Published June 2003


The hottest day of the summer so far was drawing to a close and a drowsy silence lay over the large, square houses of Privet Drive.  Cars that were usually gleaming stood dusty in their drives and lawns that were once emerald green lay parched and yellowing - for the use of hosepipes had been banned due to drought.  Deprived of their usual car-washing and lawn-mowing pursuits, the inhabitants of Privet Drive had retreated into the shade of their cool houses, windows thrown wide in the hope of tempting in a non-existent breeze.   The only person left outdoors was a teenage boy who was lying flat on his back in a flowerbed outside number four.

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Comments

It's a really good teaser IMO. Enjoy!

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