Write the opening sentence (one sentence only, 25 words or fewer) to a story based on the photo on the left. You can be funny, poignant, witty, etc.; it is, after all, your story.
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A. With a soft click, Eddy knew his victim’s futures and pasts, loves and hates, their favorite shops and how they’d die, all from a picture.
B. “Same image on their retinae at the moment of death explaines why all the victims had frozen smiles and eyes wide open,” the detective said.
C. Myron’s camera bomb was set to go off in fifteen seconds and he was powerless to stop it.
D. As retirement, I decided to stop shooting people between the eyes and focus on shooting as a beautiful, harmless career.
E. He silently turned the lens bringing the couple into focus as they surreptitiously slipped out of the building into the soft glow of the streetlight.
F. He would not learn until almost a decade later what he’d captured on his Nikon, in Paris, during the summer of his 65th year.
G. He mastered the camera as a social crutch, clutching it like a ticket to life’s party, hiding his face behind its enormous black lens.
H. The forbidden box in Grandpa’s Dallas home, opened only after his funeral,
contained just one roll of undeveloped film and a note: “11-22-63”.
I. My Dad continued snapping photos well after the dementia set in, and his last roll of film contained the only clues to his abrupt disappearance.
J. The date stamped on the photo was years after the old man had passed.
K. He could have saved himself by turning to run, but instead stayed and took the photo that saved thousands of others.
L. While he thought he was snapping his money shot, Frank didn’t realize that the real action was right behind him.