Polling booths are open. Eight story openings are battling it out in the final round of the 2011 Meager Puddle of Limelight Award for Best Opening Line. If you haven't already voted for your favorite contest, there's still time.
From the list below, select the entry you think deserves to win the 2011 Meager Puddle of Limelight Award for Best Opening Line
At the beginning, you see, Time had not yet come into being.
The first words Henry Woods heard after his execution were, “You took long enough to get here.”
The goddamn robots were at it again
Last night, I dreamed of the drowned man again.
Miranda Lorensen was about to watch her brother die--again.
Nobody knew how and nobody knew why, but everywhere that Renee went the rain followed.
"Think of me as a time of year" whispered the raccoon, "like libraries in a late autumn afternoon."
You're all alone here, alone among the dead.
Links to the qualifying Heats
Voting in this final round will close on Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 at 6:00pm (US/Eastern).