Last Line of the Day - NaNo 2020

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When you get to the end of November 1 (and 2 and 3 and...), share the last line you wrote. It can be fun to see where everybody ended for the day.
 

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"Well, surprise."

(Not sure if I'm going to continue for the night. It's almost 10:00 P.M. and I'm starting to crash.)
 

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She tilted her head, and the Witch plucked a white whisker from her muzzle.
 

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“Sorry, buddy. I’ll be all up for the learning later. Right now I really gotta… you know. Beer and all that. Break the seal… Sorry.” He darted inside.
 

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Mia noticed that with the subject change, the skull had gotten less skull-like.
 

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The singer's tune wanders, wordless, but each patternless iteration resolves on the same unchanging triplet.
 

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I look around for the girl in the dark dress, but she's not there.
 

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Liam and his family were aliens. It was so obvious.

And that made her one too.
 

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“Language, Carl,” Tobias admonished vaguely as he knelt to examine the car wreck more closely.
 

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“Did you see the news?”

(I technically finished in the middle of the next sentence--stopping in time to update before the day ticked over--but that was my last full one)
 

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(It’s a doozy)

The nation held its breath, all with opinions about whether the tanks should shoot the ship before the aliens shot first or infected them with something worse than COVID (as they all knew invaders were apt to do, having wiped out most of the native population of the same nation just centuries early) or took our jobs, whatever; or Perhaps they should be trying messages of peace in every fashion they could think of, from the peace symbol to “Ave Maria” to all the languages that had ever been transmitted into space.
 

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Although he hadn’t given her a definitive idea of what the aliens were doing here, she was encouraged that he hadn’t suggested that they were here looking for the two of them and their biological family specifically.
 

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Maybe she’d even pick up more clues, assuming she hadn’t driven too far out of range of Alien Boy.
 

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It was that kind of thing that captured his imagination about her.
 

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“The aliens are lying about a cure, and I don’t know why.”
 

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Tobias could almost hear the ominous music building around them — dun, dun, dun, dun, dun…

(ok, so the extra dun dun duns may have been added to boost word count just a touch...)
 

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He switched off the lights and flopped face first onto his bed without even bothering to remove his shirt or socks or even pulling back the blankets. It was an extra five seconds he couldn’t spare so close to bedtime, lest he faced the wrath of his parents for staying up so late, even if it was only for five seconds later than usual.
 

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They looked behind them at the crowd, blew a kiss for a little cheek, and walked up the ramp, singing at the top of their lungs.
 

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Soon she was there with Mia and the agent, led by another army-national-guard-whatever-military person.
 

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They gave Ave a dose for her mother (Mia would never find out how Avery managed to convince the doctors to use it on her, but those were details).
 

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