There was a big pile of books . . . no picture . . . the blog had not smelt a story yet . . . apologies.
Then there was a small pile . . . a persisting one.
Annie: ‘These are the books I was most hesitant to put out, as I had used them extensively in graduate school.’
Blog: What will the universe do? Give them wings? Return them to Annie?
Then there were no books . . .
Blog: What did the universe do?
Annie: ‘The books fit so snugly on my bookshelf.’