Dan Brown foreshadows for someone you love
Allow me to fix that.
These are the context-less ends to several of Brown’s chapters that include an unnecessary bit of foreshadowing. All my examples come from the first 100 pages of The Lost Symbol.
These are best read with the Dies Irae playing in the background:
Soon you will lose everything you hold most dear.
Ten miles from the Capitol Building, a lone figure was eagerly preparing for Robert Langdon’s arrival.
And now, at last, his final pawn had entered the game.
It’s going to be a long day.
Something was very, very wrong.
The truth was that Katherine was doing science so advanced that it no longer even resembled science.
“You are here, Mr. Langon, because I want you to be here.”
Someone was screaming.
If Langdon had not yet grasped his role here tonight, soon he would.
-Jason Lea, JLea@News-Herald.com