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「戌年」連載小説 第8章

キャミー・タング著「戌年」連載小説 プロのドッグトレーナーであるマリ・ムトウは、厄年を迎えている。 犬小屋と訓練所の改築をしながら、いつも不服そうにしている家族と同居することになった。母と姉に言わせれば、犬の毛とよだれかけにまみれる仕事は、家族にとって恥ずべきものだという。彼女は元カレを説得し、数ヶ月間犬を預かってもらうことにした。しかし、彼の兄は、数週間前に彼女が誤って車に追突した、怒り狂ったセキュリティ専門家であることが判明する。 アシュウィン・ケイトウは十分な問題を抱えている。叔母が玄関先に現れ、同居を希望している。彼は彼女にすべてを借りているので、断ることができません。母親が家を出て行った後、ネルおばさんはアシュウィンと弟を引き取り、愛のあるキリスト教の家庭で育てた。しかも、弟のダスティもアパートを追い出され、居場所を求めている。しかし、彼は犬を飼っている。そして、その犬の飼い主は誰だと思いますか? しかし、旧友でオアフ島のノースショアでデイスパを経営する私立探偵のエディサ・ゲレロから依頼を受ける。マリの施設で奇妙な破壊行為があり、3年前に失踪したエディサの妹の財布を発見する。エディサはマリが危険な目に遭っているのではと心配する。警備の専門家であるアシュウィンがすでにマリを知っていることを知ったエディサは、忙しい若い女性を密かに監視することを彼に依頼する。 アシュウィンは、活発でのんびりとしたドッグトレーナーに不本意ながら惹かれていく。彼女は、幸せそうな母親を思い出させる。その母親の裏切りによって、彼は人と距離を置くようになったのだ。マリは、アシュウィンの冷たい外見を見抜き、彼が家族に忠実な男であることを認める。彼は、彼女のキャリア選択を批判するだけの母親や姉とは違う。 マリのバラバラな家庭とアシュウィンのバラバラな家庭の中で、過去を隠そうとする人たちから、彼らの周りに危険が迫ってくるようになる。彼らは、影で動く秘密に光を当てることができるのか? 過去に発表されたパートへのリンクはこちら。 *** 第8章 - 恐ろしくも真っ白な不動産書類 『みんな仲良くできないのかな?』 マリは無用に力を込めて箱に本を投げ入れた。最近、なぜ彼女は人生の中で全員と言い争いをしているのだろう?もしかすると、これは本当に悪いアイデア

Movie Quotes part deux

Captain's Log, Stardate 05.27.2009

I had so much fun with this before that I decided to do it again! You guys are just too good!

RULES:
1. Pick 15 of your favorite movies. Or movies that you have seen
2. Go to IMDb and find a quote from each movie.
3. Post them here for everyone to GUESS (please don't Google it or do a search on IMDB--what's the fun in that?).
4. When someone guesses correctly, put who guessed it and the movie.

1. I do anything and everything Mr. Stark requires. Including occasionally taking out the trash. Will that be all? Ironman kalea_kane

2. Cassie, his heart will stop at the sight of you, or he doesn't deserve to live. And, yes, I am aware of the contradiction embodied in that sentence.

3. The code is more what you'd call "guidelines" than actual rules. Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl Ruth

4. I don't LIKE food. I LOVE it. If I don't love it, I don't SWALLOW. Ratatouille Danica/Dream and Charity Lane (Facebook)

5. Just one bite, one scratch from these creatures is sufficient. And then, you become one of them.

6. She wouldn't want me to. That's the only reason you're alive.

7. This is his war. Viktor's. And he spent the last 600 years exterminating my species. Underworld Nancy the Romancechick

8. I gotta wonder what a kind of a bastard I must have been, that nobody was there to claim me. I mean, I am not the most charming guy in the world, so I've been told, but... nobody? Hancock Kristi

9. A few days in space. What's the worst that could happen? The Fantastic Four Kristi

10. This ship *is* England.

11. I can't believe that you have had sex with the woman staying in my house! The Holliday Ruth

12. Aah! Guido! There is a real Michael Schumacher Ferrari in my store! A real Ferrari! Punch me, Guido! Punch me in the face! This is the most glorious day of my life! Cars Violetcrush

13. You waited. The Lake House Ruth

14. We'll leave you alone, but we'll be listening from the kitchen so talk loud.

15. You're haughty, and you always say the wrong thing in every situation and I seriously believe that you should rethink the length of your sideburns. Bridget Jones Amy @ Experience Imagination

Comments

Anonymous said…
The 12th one is from Cars right? I couldn't guess the others but I do feel like I have heard them somewhere :)
Aack! These are hard! The only one I could even guess on is #15...is is Wolverine? The sideburns gave it away (if I'm right, that is!)
Unknown said…
I'm gonna say #3 is Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, #11 is The Holiday, and #13 is The Lake House.
Kristi said…
#8 I think is from Hancock and #9 is from The Fantastic Four?
Danica Favorite said…
#4 is Ratatouille, or as my kids say, Rat A Tootie
Anonymous said…
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
Camy Tang said…
Sasafras, I hope you don't mind, I removed your comment because you're supposed to GUESS, not do a search on IMDB, and I wanted to keep the game alive for others who might want to guess.

Camy
kalea_kane said…
Okay...these are all crazy tough. The only one I know, I know is #1 which is totally Iron Man. My son watches the thing like once a week. : )

Fun game. :)
Amy said…
#15 is from the first Bridget Jones. I recognize #14, too, but I'm not sure from where. Off to Google to satisfy my curiosity!
Winnie said…
# 7 is Underworld Evolution. I loved both of those movie, can't wait to see the new one.

And I believe #5 is the first Underworld movie.
Winnie said…
Or is #5 from Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban?
Anonymous said…
No Problem Camy. Sorry 'bout that. It won't happen again.

~Sasafras
Linda said…
#10 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Linda said…
#14 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Linda said…
#6 The Bourne Supremacy
Linda said…
#5 Resident Evil
Linda said…
#2 Jane Austen

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