And Edward saw then that it was not a locket at all. It was a watch,
a pocket watch.
It was his watch.
“Edward?” she said again, certain this time.
Yes, said Edward, yes, yes, yes.
Trifecta’s Trifextra Week Fifty-Four Writing Challenge issued a challenge this weekend to “scour through your favorite pieces of literature and give us the best 33 words you can find.” Well this is quite a challenge, daunting in fact. I had to cheat a bit to get the 33 words. The crossed out words are those additional descriptive words that don’t take away the context of the quote. Without them, the quote is exactly 33 words.
The children’s book, “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane” is an amazing story with adventure and an overall theme of persistence and fighting to get back to the ones you love. I love the story and there are so many great bits, but honestly, the end had me blubbering like an idiot and illustrate the reward for a truly miraculous journey.