Great beginnings in novels
Matthew and Steven discuss a handful of action and adventure books (including some of their own!) and how their very first lines/paragraphs draw the reader in.
Bernard Cornwell's The Lords of the North
David Gemmell's The Swords of Night and Day
Steven A. McKay's Lucia and Rise of the Wolf
Matthew Harffy's The Serpent Sword and The Wolf of Wessex
Theme music, "Rock, Paper, Swords" © Steven A. McKay and Matthew Harffy.
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