The #openingline of your #story is the most important you will write. It will determine whether the reader (or publisher) decides to keep reading or toss your book aside. http://inkandquills.com/2015/01/08/how-to-write-an-opening-line-that-will-hook-readers-and-a-publisher/
Someone is murdered on the cruise ship you're on. Passengers are told to lock themselves in their cabins and await instructions. The captain speaks from the ships PA system, "The first contestant has fallen. Only 5,132 remain." With that, the doors all click and swing open.