Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Thank you for spamming

Cleaning out the spam from my Bulk Mail folder, I came across what might possibly be the greatest subject line of any spam ever.

I am certain that had I clicked open the awaiting e-mail, my laptop would have been seized by a crippling virus, forever corrupting my precious files and possibly melting my hard drive...but still, the subject line was so enticing. So curious. So...strangely literate.

It was from "Natacha Cason" (that's almost a spy name) and it boldly stated:

I knew that it was a foolish and deadly plan, but I carried out the order.

Ladies and gentlemen, the first line of my new novel.