Stone of Jade (United States) published:
PROMPT: Given First Line
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..."
"Sam, would you cut it out? You sound so serious!"
"This is a serious moment, Zoe!"
"No, it's not...we're only going to school!"
"Like I said...'the worst of times.'"
"You are impossible," Zoe said, rolling her eyes.
"Would you let me narrate? Or are you going to keep interrupting?
"Whatever, go ahead."
"Ahem! The age of carefree joy had ended...the age of boring facts of 'wisdom' had begun....
about 8 hours ago