A character trips and falls while they're exiting the train, a character is hungover and gets called in by the boss early in the morning, loses their house keys, answers a strangers cell phone, gets lost in the forrest, gets bitten by a dog, gets in a heated verbal argument, gets into a fist fight...,
You should have an entire galaxy go nova simultaneously. With vivid description this could be the most cataclysmic event in modern literature...
Bank robbery, suicide, & a character who lives his/hers life in Internet forums
What is the genre of the book.
KK, like modern fiction? Taking place in the US in 2014?
Well, how about, like a Government Conspiracy or something?