1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 23.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal
On seeing them I was initially afraid, though my fear was tempered by doubt concerning their reality; but as I became accustomed to their presence, observing that they harmed no one, neither interfering nor haranguing nor stealing, I recognized that they were far less horrifying than the ordinary citizenry of Cristales. — Lucius Shepard, “The Same Old Story” (Polyphony 2)