Ganked off a friend on LiveJournal.
1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 56.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next seven sentences in your journal along with these instructions.
5. Don't dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.
"There are many languages among the Sidhe," Spart said. "Some are very ancient, some are more recent. Nearly all the Sidhe speak Cascar. It would be an advantage to learn as much Cascar as you can - and you need all of the advantages that you can get."
"Some speak English," Micheal said.
"Most speak it because it is in your mind. In-speaking...
Songs Of Earth And Power. Book 01: The Infinity Concerto - Greg Bear
I'm reading an old favorite again, and it is literally sitting by my left hand - so closest it is!