So this fiction blog is on hiatus until further notice.
Some possible first lines:
Because I had never fainted before, the startling sensation of waking up after unconsciousness was entirely new to me.
She was always worried about her appendix, but terrorism didn't faze her in the slightest.
When the morning starts with a jumper, it's never a good morning for anyone.
She sucked the coffee down defiantly, though it burned her throat and made bile churn in her stomach.
You were the one I'd hoped for.