1. Geese are mean, horrible, wretched creatures– golden eggs aside.
2. “Just because I said I’d help doesn’t mean I’m going to do it right now,” she kept folding the laundry. “Patience grasshopper.”
3. Zany high jinks belong in comic books; they rarely work in the real world, no matter how cool they sound on paper. But Chris was young and full of the overbrimming optimism of someone who’d never broken bones.
4. Yesterday is full of lost chances and wrong turns, host to a million brighter futures that could have been.
5. He’d never been a violent man, but so much of war was waiting– and he found himself looking forward to the slaughter.