The Angle

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In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.

"'Within a pocket lies either your greatest treasure or your worst nightmare,' read the tiny words on the thin white piece of paper. Never did Jamie have such a unique message from a fortune cookie. Having nearly burned her hand on the Wonton soup to search for this clairvoyant message concealed within a crispy treat, she glared at it in a moment of surprise. she had always rushed for her fortune whenever they had Chinese, even before touching her food. However, something about this message was different."