And what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may, in fact, be the first steps of a journey.
-A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
"My name is Lemony Snicket and it is my duty to tell you their tale. No one knows the precise cause of the Baudelaire fire, but just like that, the Baudelaire children became the Baudelaire orphans." -A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)