Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Teaser Tuesdays: The End of the World
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading
Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
~*Grab your current read
~*Open to a random page
~*Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
The End of the World: Stories of the Apocalypse
Martin H. Greenberg (Editor), Robert Silverberg (Introduction)
For three years he had been searching for another man or woman down here in this world under the city. For three years he had prowled the seven hundred miles of storm drains that threaded their way under the skin Los Angeles like the veins in a giant's body-and he had found nothing. Nothing.
Even now, after all the days and night of search, he could not really accept the fact that he was alone, that he was the last man alive in a city of seven million...
~* page 83
edited to add: this is from William F. Nolan's short story, "The Underdweller".