Gazing at the screen, she realised she had become engulfed by her own unconsidered actions – well-meant at the time – and she had unleashed such power, such outpourings, as she had never foreseen. Her comfortable life was about to change, if not for ever, then at least for the immediate future.
“What have I started?” she asked aloud. “What can I do?”
Emma’s flatmate heard her from another room. She came through, studied the scene, and said, “You could start by turning the tap off.”