Write the best hook to the beginning of a novel. Must start with the words "As my world burned...". No longer than three sentences. Tag me!
To Crash and Burn
As my world burned, I froze in place, looking at the letter I held in trembling hands, unable to make sense of it. Certain words...'love her', 'no fault', 'friends'... jumped off the page while others receded into a blur. The page slipped from my numb fingers and slowly floated to the ground.