Portents and Predicaments

Write a short piece including a prediction, sign or portent that hint about an upcoming disaster or tragedy.

Prophesies, predictions, and omens have been used in storytelling as a medium of foreshadowing. In this prompt, the challenge is to craft a piece that uses these elements without making it obvious. Deep dive into the elements of suspense, impending doom, and the struggle of your characters to escape or prevent the predicted tragedy.

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