My eighth attempt for The First Line, February 2023, 1012 words.
I am so honored to tell you that my submission was accepted! I cannot post the story here, but you can purchase the digital or print version of the Spring Edition for your reading pleasure. Here is the link to purchase: Vol. 25, Iss 1.
The first line was: I am the second Mrs. Roberts. I hope you enjoy my story, along with all the other accepted submissions!