"I've been re-working The Alexandria Project in preparation
for approaching a literary agent. One thing I'm toying with is
whether the book needs to get to a quicker, edgier start than the
original first chapter provides - such as what follows below.
What's your opinion?
"Late in the afternoon of December 11, 2010 a large panel truck
backed up to a chain link fence topped with concertina wire in a
run-down section of Richmond, Virginai. The words "Lowell Wholesale
Paper Goods" were spread across the sides of the truck, as well as
across the back of the gray coveralls worn by the truck's driver,
"Jumping down from behind the wheel, Davis entered a number on
the battered keypad set on a steel post rising from the cracked
pavement, and a section of the fence began to clank slowly to one
side. A moment later, and he had backed the truck up flush against
the loading dock of the nondescript warehouse inside. By the time
he was done, the fence had closed once again behind him."
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