A cup of coffee... a slice of cheesecake... and a chance encounter with a mysterious stranger who appears to hold the answers to all of life's questions. A young man learns life is more about not being in the wrong place at the wrong time than about being in the right place at the right time. Would you make life-altering decisions on nothing more than a belief in words on a piece of paper? A short story by Keith B. Darrell. 3,602 words.