Will I Be Acquitted?

In a dark and hazy room, peering into a crystal ball, the Mystic delivered the grave news:

“There’s no easy way to tell you this, so I’ll just be blunt.

Prepare yourself to be a widow. Your husband will die a violent and horrible death this year.”

Visibly shaken, Laura stared at the woman’s lined face, then at the single flickering candle, then down at her hands…

She took a few deep breaths to compose herself and to stop her mind from racing…

She simply had to know.

She met the Fortune Teller’s gaze, steadied her voice and asked ,”Will I be acquitted?”