Sounds like a prologue rather than chapter 1 to me? I see no issue with it if that's the case.
@big soft moose Hope you don't mind me tagging you here but this chap is after some help and you appear to be the expert on this.
Did you expect to see Stephen King and JK Rowling in here having a back and forth about plot and characterisation?
What a ridiculously dumb post,...
Well, love to hear your views on PM anyways - wasn't intending to critique really, just discuss.
Different horses for different courses I say! As with virtually everything with writing, just do what works for your story - I don't believe...
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