“Where we goin’?”
“It’s a su’prise.”
“We goin’ to th’ mall to git warm?”
“Uh-uh. Told ya, it’s a su’prise. Wait ‘n see.”
He hurried his little sister into the alley halting in front of the strange, wooden door. He twisted the knob, pushed. A brilliant light swept into the alley.
“C'mon,” he said, smiling.
They stepped into a warm, sunlit landscape filled with wondrous things. Maddie squealed with delight, eyes wide, as the door slowly swung shut on the frozen world behind.
Outside, only small footprints in the deep snow ending at a blank wall remained.
SabriOsomness almost 5 years ago
Gotta love stories that leaves you wondering.