“She stood in the rain, staring at me with a look of shock and disbelief. Water pooled in the umbrella that lay open and upside-down at her feet. Droplets erupted like miniature bombshells against her skin. But not even the relentless downpour could hide her tears. Not even the rumbling thunder could conceal her sobs. And the distant flashes of lightning only accentuated the discontent in her eyes…” (c) e.s.brown 2016
Opening lines from a romance novel I have in mind. Not much work yet beyond this. But I never know when I’ll become inspired so check back often for updates!