Today's "First Lines" and "56" are from:
"You and your brother are to go to the music room, close the door, and don't come out until I say you can." It was strange for the maid to be ordering Rosalind around, but nothing had been normal since Mama and Papa got sick.
He grabbed her hand and dashed up the stairwell, down the hall, and out into the alley beside the orphanage. He whirled her around so she was facing him. Never had he felt so electrified, but he had to clear the air first.
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