Twitter Tuesday: Story Prompt

It is Twitter Tuesday and you know how we do!

We give you a story prompt, you respond in 140 characters or less.

140 Characters of less seems to be a bit of a challenge for some of you though, so we are opening our blog to your creativity for longer stories.  Still, keep it pretty short, but leave your answer in the comments below.

Who knows what could happen?  We've thought of crafting a year long anthology or even asking some of you to expand your shorts into something longer.

Today's prompt (which will also be blasted on Twitter multiple times today for you to play there or here) will be:

 Finish me: I had the key in my hand and I couldn't believe it.  The metal ornament was on a long red ribbon and belonged to: