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"Firmly clutching his knife, which he perhaps would not know how to wield, Dahlmann went out to the plain."

Jorge Luis Borges the Last Line of in Ficciones

"What I'm out for now is peace, the enjoyment of thinking and of friendship, and, though it may be too ambitious, a sense of loving and of being loved."

Jorge Luis Borges the Last Line of in The Aleph and Other Stories

"The sunlight on her back, the breeze against her wings, the water cool under her feet, her eggs warming and maturing in the flesh of the cabra: Life, so long waited for, and not until today could she be sure that she would be, not the last of her tribe, but the first."

Orson Scott Card the Last Line of in Speaker for the Dead

"He looked a long time."

Orson Scott Card the Last Line of in Ender's Game

"'I told you they were nice.'"

Orson Scott Card the Last Line of in Ender's Shadow

"'You can have it all."

Orson Scott Card the Last Line of in Shadow of the Hegemon

"In the aftermath of war, while Indians, Thais, Burmese, Vietnamese, Cambodians and Laotians searched their onetime conquerors' land for family members who had been carried off, Bean and Petra also searched as best they could by computer, hoping to find some record of what Volescu and Achilles had done with their lost children."

Orson Scott Card the Last Line of in Shadow Puppets

"Then she went home, leaving both her husbands behind, the one whose life had a monument and a book, and the one whose only monument was in her heart."

Orson Scott Card the Last Line of in Shadow of the Giant

"Oh destiny of Borges, perhaps no stranger than your own."

Jorge Luis Borges the Last Line of in Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings

"We can talk about the brakes later."

Eoin Colfer the Last Line of in Plugged

"And it was like a confirmation of their new dreams and good intentions when at the end of the ride their daughter got up first and stretched her young body."

Franz Kafka the Last Line of in The Metamorphosis

"You are part of a brand-new world."

Haruki Murakami the Last Line of in Kafka on the Shore

"I don't want to sleep yet tonight."

Orson Scott Card the Last Line of in Laddertop

"My word, I'm not even a hundred yet."

Robert Heinlein the Last Line of in The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

"Because behind him, at the foot of a fence post, with his legs higher than his body, caught in a wire fence, his beloved son, dead since ten o'clock in the morning, likes in the sun."

Horacio Quiroga the Last Line of in The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories

"As to Miss Violet Hunter, my friend Holmes, rather to my disappointment, manifested no further interest in her when once she had ceased to be the centre of one of his problems, and she is now the head of a private school at Walsall, where I believe that she has met with considerable success."

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle the Last Line of in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

"The knife came down, missing him by inches, and he took off."

Joseph Heller the Last Line of in Catch-22

"What is the need of adding that the illustrious Otto Liedenbrock, corresponding member of all the scientific, geographical, and mineralogical societies of all the civilised world, was now her uncle and mine?"

Jules Verne the Last Line of in A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

"'Now, did I hear something about visiting the King?'"

David Tallerman the Last Line of in Giant Thief

"My love as well."

Diana Wynne Jones the Last Line of in The Lives of Christopher Chant

"But my death is another tale of the Otori, and one that cannot be told by me."

Lian Hearn the Last Line of in Brilliance of the Moon

"'Stray sheep.'"

Natsume Soseki the Last Line of in Sanshirō

"'My brother did too,' she said."

Mary Norton the Last Line of in The Borrowers

"'Closer than you think, Finn,' he said."

Catherine Fisher the Last Line of in Incarceron

"For tomorrow is also a day – and Titus has entered his stronghold."

Mervyn Peake the Last Line of in Titus Groan

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