She feels the press of it in her palm, the weight of the thing.
Such a small key, she thinks, for such a large door. The heavy wood is cool, gives away none of its secrets. But she hears it at night, calling to her.
He will be home soon.
I know, this week’s story is very short. In fact, it’s exactly 50 words long. I was inspired by the Scottish Book Trust‘s 50 word flash fiction – they have some really great short stories and I recommend that you check them out!
Next week I’ll be doing something new, with a 5 part series running for the length of May. After every story is posted on Friday you’ll get to decide what happens next. Stay tuned!
And thanks for reading 🙂