Anne (cassiejo) wrote in hitchhiker100,

Title: Unsuprised
Rating: PG
Fandom: The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
Disclaimer: I own nothing related to this, except for a copy of the Ultimate Guide, which doesn’t count for much where the legal system is concerned.
Word Count: 100
Challenge: The 'first line' challenge at hitchhiker100
Notes: I’m just getting into this fandom, and thus this is my first fanfic.  Please be gentle.  Whoever guesses the first line gets a drabble of their choice. (Original, yeah?)

Nobody was really surprised when it happened, not really, not on the subconscious level where savage things grow.  Even Arthur wondered how he had missed the signs for so long.  Had the catalysts to this event  started on Earth, or on the Heart of Gold when he was otherwise alone? It was frightening to think he had been so blind, yet some part of him knew the thought hadn’t crossed his mind before the blue-green planet blew up.  Well, maybe it had when he was  drunk. 
He figured it didn’t really matter that much, and pressed even closer to Ford.

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