Ex. 230: Write an opening using, “They’d sat staring at

   … each other’s eyes for hours. He was going to learn telepathy if it killed him. And she was just the one to teach him. Him, she could teach a lot of things.”

They’d sat staring at each other’s eyes for hours. He was going to learn telepathy if it killed him. And she was just the one to teach him. Him, she could teach a lot of things. Telepathy. Chemistry. Biology. Anything she wanted. And he’d willing let her. Right now, he was the new kid at this school. Surely, she liked more experienced men. Afterall, she was one of the main professors. A teacher of the mental arts. She wasn’t out in the field anymore due to a leg injury, but that didn’t mean she’d forgotten all that it takes to be successful. To fight the “Dark Side” as it were. He was ready for this.

Well, he would be as soon as he was a little stronger. It wasn’t that he didn’t know how to read people’s minds. But rather he could only read the thoughts of the weak. But they weren’t fighting the weak. They were fighting “Sith Lords” as it were. For that, you had to be ballin’. Your game had to be solid like the wall of Troy. Like the wall in the Two Towers. Like…well, you get the idea.

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