For today’s hook I’ve decided to continue with Ark and trickle out a little more about Luk and his world:
30 Febru 215 ARY
This day in his fourteenth year Luk left his classroom, grasping his compad and focusing on nothing but his feet. Watching the gray and worn plastinel of the corridor pass, he blocked out the buzz of curious whispers and the hisses of disturbed complacency. He’d heard “that boy” or “gene freak” for so long that the phrases barely registered. He just couldn’t take the looks of fear when he glanced down at the whisperers—for Luk was now taller than all his classmates. Almost as big as Master Jon, the Head Tutor and largest man in the Ark, Luk found it easier to look at his shuffling feet.
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Nice hook. I could really feel his internal struggle. Curious for more.
I feel his frustration being an outsider – nice hook.
Awe. Poor kid. I hate bullies. Nice hook!
Very interesting. I want to know more about Luk and the ark…nice hook!!
Poor boy. It always hurts not to belong and especially when one is so young as him. A great hook, Cee.
Great hook, well done!
Poor kid. good job relating what he’s going through. Thanks for sharing. 🙂
I feel very sorry for Luk. Poor boy. Very intriguing snippet. I’m nicely hooked. ????
Ooh new world. Interesting hook, CC.
Awe poor kid. It sucks being an outsider. I’m definitely intrigued and want to know more about him. I always love rooting for the underdog 🙂
Awww. Poor guy. His isolation is clear!
Very interesting world. His emotions really get at the reader.