Tuesday Short Story Prompt

On Tuesday's we like to play a short story game where we give you the lead and you finish.  We normally play this on Twitter where you have 140 characters to finish up the story, but we also know that many of our friends and fans are long winded and therefore, need some space.

Are you ready?

Here we go!

Finish me:

I knew it before I even opened the box, but as I lifted the lid my heart beat faster in anticipation.  There it was: