There are many reasons that could wake us up with a jolt. Today's story starter leaves that detail up to you. And, things that happen while we are sleeping, sometimes tells quite a bit about us. So, that makes today's story starter even more exciting. The reason why the character is woke up so startled, could foreshadow somethings about the plot or about the character his or herself.
I can't wait to see your results of this story starter. Please, feel free to share it with me.