April 26th, 2004

books

that book meme thing (yeah, finally)

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal

On seeing them I was initially afraid, though my fear was tempered by doubt concerning their reality; but as I became accustomed to their presence, observing that they harmed no one, neither interfering nor haranguing nor stealing, I recognized that they were far less horrifying than the ordinary citizenry of Cristales. -- Lucius Shepard, "The Same Old Story" (Polyphony 2)
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