The Winners of the opening five rounds went through automatically, with the runners-up earning a second chance in round six.
Congratulations to the honorable mentions which made round six, but not the final:
“A zombie’s being born tonight, that’s why.” Christine Lucas (aka silverwerecat )
One day Lilith came home to Eden for a visit. Renata Piper (akalyonesse )
The monkey was mocking him. Barbara A. Barnett (aka babarnett )
What if the universe has a bottom? Sue Dorman (aka cinda_cite )
Now it’s time to select the winner.
From the following list, please select the opening line which you think should win the 2010 Meager Puddle Of Limelight Award for Best Opening Line
What's at stake?
Bragging rights for the winner.
An interview and/or guest post here on An Englishman in New Jersey.
An I are a writer! mug/Fur-Face CD combo.
You can vote for as many entries as you like in each round (you'll need an LJ account to vote, but they're free)..
If you'd like to see what happened in the earlier rounds, here's where you can find them:
Round one (click here)
Round two (click here)
Round three (click here)
Round four (click here)
Round five (click here)
Round six (click here)
Voting in this final round closes on Monday December 20th 2010 at noon (US/Eastern).
Good luck to all who take part!