A gifted school teacher and a butler become buddies – after a break-in is discovered – to stop the ambush that threatens the vital convoy. The circumstances are endangered by a ticking bomb.
The First Line
He adjusted his tie, took a breath and knocked on the door of the bordello.
A Few More Story Ideas
- This is an epic adventure. The story is about an acrobatic detective, a pragmatic baseball player, and a compassionate chemist who is mysteriously connected to a sleazy outlaw. It takes place in a farm. An impending magical conflux plays an important role.
- This is a romance with a strong theme of death. The story is about a sarcastic fire fighter who has a mysterious admirer: a poet. It takes place in a tourist town on a mountainous planet. The question ‘is man alone in the universe’ plays a major role.
- The story is about a pedlar who is considered the best in his/her profession. It starts in a construction site in a large city. The role of religion in the modern world plays a major part in the story.
- The story is about a bounty hunter. It takes place in a shadowy realm in a solar system of magical space travel. The story begins with a surgery. The issues surrounding first-contact with an alien species is a major element of the story.
- This is a city-smashing monster story. The story is about a strong martial artist who has a crush on a fire fighter. It takes place in a mysterious commonwealth. The crux of the story involves an adoration.
- This is a drama. The story is about a wizard, an irrational heroine, and a physicist. It starts in a solar-system-spanning theocracy. The speed of technological changes plays a major part in this story.
- This is a party comedy with a strong theme of compassion and beating fate. The story is about a diabolical linguist and an alienated football player. It takes place in a village in South America. The story ends with a dream.
- This is an epic about mistrust. The story is about a wanderer who is in love with a linguist. It starts in the imagination of a dead people. The issues of genetic engineering and its effects on society is a major element of the story.
- This is a story about the oddities of the human condition. The story is about a generous video game programmer who is married to a hunter. It takes place in a small nation in an interplanetary empire. The crux of the story involves an education.
- The story is about a time travel technician in possession of stolen technology. It starts in a basement. The story begins with a shopping trip, climaxes with someone borrowing money, and ends with the failure at a test.
I was working on this story idea after pondering more details for my story, The Squidgy Teapot.