Short Story Writer’s Journal (may contain spoilers)
This story arose from the following writing prompt:
Take any mundane object at random. Have something outrageous happen to it. (The indispensable incident.) Ask yourself: how could that be a clue to some hidden tale of human passion and intrigue?
A summary listing of all short stories in this challenge can be found by clicking 52-in-52.)
Story is being submitted to paying markets.