"...Alex's first strike didn't make contact with anything, and before he could even begin to turn he felt the cold farewell of the gun pressed against the side of his head..."
Not a funny one, not even anything anyone said, but I loved that line. Very poetic
Say, isn't that from Snakehead? Here's one from the same book-
"Everybody out!" Scooter shouted. he kicked the door open and tumbled out onto the beach. "X-Ray...give me a Coke. Texas, it's your turn to cook."
"I always cook!" Texas complained.
"Why do you think we invite you?"