I could write an owner. Either of one of the two fighters who went in before the player characters but who stays on as audience,
Steve, great to see you back in here! Hopefully you find some time to get back into the game. I'm always here for some cold hard slaps.
Does in media res count, or do you want to open on the final scene/climax?
Assail by Ian Cameron Esslemont
The Hugo Awards are the closest thing the SFF genre has to the Oscars. The Nebulas might be something more like the Golden Globes or a BAFTA. Maybe more