Reddit, land of internet treasures like cat GIFs, fitness bros, and people are willing to share entertaining tales of messing up their lives, never ceases to surprise. On Friday, a redditor took to the "Writing Prompts" subreddit (a place, like its name suggests, where people drop in prompts and other people submit their responses), and asked for the most beautiful opening sentences their fellow redditors could create.
The results were magical, primarily because you got to see how different people think of beautiful writing. Like ketonespecies who probably finds Neil DeGrasse Tyson all kinds of wonderful:
And Redditors weren't afraid to get dark:
Or a wee bit violent:
There was also angst-filled romantic language, the kind that would make Twilight author Stephenie Meyer shed a tear of joy:
And this being Reddit, there were poop jokes:
For more beautiful sentences, head on over to Reddit.