She hadn’t intended for it to go this way.
She’d taken pains to be intensely selective of what she allowed. She’d researched every step, scoured barely legible ink on faded notes and prepared for every eventuality. She had kept her eyes peeled for any red-flags that should not be ignored.
She was careful.
And yet. There it was. Completely different than intended.
She already repeated all the steps and realized her mistake. Her wonderful mistake.
It did not turn out as she’d expected.
It turned out fantastic instead.
She bottled it.
The aromatic error that will become the star perfume of the age.
For the RDP Monday challenge: Aromatic