NOTE: "You" can refer to you, the individual, or a character you have already created or one that you create just for the writing challenge.
You are a minor White House staffer who "stumbles" onto the President who is in the midst of committing a terrible crime. What have you caught him/her doing and what are you going to do about it? What complications ensue?
You're in your car, in line to pick up your child from school, when you hear gunshots from somewhere within the school's interior. What do you do?
You learn that your best friend leads a secret life or keeps a secret and the keeping of the secret could put their family in harm's way. What is the secret and what role do you play in unfolding events?
You discover that your oh-so-helpful household appliances are communicating with each other. What are they saying to one another and what does it portend for you?
You spend time out on your front porch every day, relaxing with a cup of coffee, saying your hello's to neighbors passing by as they walk their dogs. You get to observe a lot. What secrets have been revealed to you? And which one of them is dangerous, either to you or one of your neighbors? And what are you going to do about it?
Your workplace would be a great deal more pleasant without the abrasive personality of one of your coworkers. You, like everyone else who must endure the obnoxious one, would be thrilled if they were gone. You become aware of a conspiracy of some of your coworkers to get this person fired. What they plan is highly unethical and most likely illegal. What exactly are they planning? Do you join the conspiracy? Or do you warn the intended victim? What do you do?
You suspect a neighbor of poisoning your roses. What are you going to do about it?
You are at the zoo when one of the animals escapes its cage or enclosure. Which animal? Will its escape mean danger or amusement? Will anyone get hurt? What actions must you take? What will be the end result?
You are going through the attic or garage where old family "stuff" is kept and you discover a terrible secret that's been kept by one of your parents. Does it matter now? What consequences would there be for the telling of the secret today? Do you confront the parent? Do you need to tell anyone else?