Alek stared at the menu suspiciously. He smelled marinara sauce and a trap.
from One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva
My $0.02: This is probably one of the best opening lines I’ve ever read. How can you not keep going? How can you not already like Alek? He’s suspicious! He smells traps and marinara sauce! Team Alek for the win – and the story hasn’t even gotten going yet.