Story Starters for the aspiring Fantasist!

Here is a quick little writing exercise taken from The 29 Most Common Writing Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them) by Judy Delton. It's a creativity exercise meant to help you get writing when writer's block has set in. Based on the title and first sentence below, start a story. It's just that simple.

Story Starter

Title : A Single Blade
First Sentence : In the beginning, it all seemed so simple, but then...

And, if you don't like the title listed above,
Here is your title:
The Soft Tired Wine