Opening of “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley

Rewrite an opening for “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley.

How would you rewrite the opening for “Frankenstein” for a modern reader? Update vocabulary, tone, syntax, and even the opening point and point of view as you see fit. Also, provide a reflection identifying the changes made to meet modern reader expectations as well as your reasons for making these changes. Incorporate relevant supporting evidence (i.e., cited quote or paraphrase).