Looking for story inspiration? I’ve put together a group of openings, which I feel could easily lead to Damsel in Distress scenarios. They are free for anyone to use.
“We can’t go in there. The signs say NO TRESPASSING.”
“Oh, quit worrying. Signs are made to be ignored!”
“OMG! Is that the time?” Katie exclaimed. “I’ve got to hurry. I don’t want to be late my first day working at the jewelry store!”
I had a long afternoon and half a bottle of Scotch to kill. I yanked my desk drawer open. The empty bottle rattled. I slammed it shut again.
Then she walked in.
“Please, you’ve got to help me! You’re the only one who can!”
We all made it safely out of the ruins. At least, that’s what I thought, until I turned around.