The Other Portal (flash fiction)

The Other Portal

Cindy was back in Faerie. That was close, she thought. In front of her was Babradon smoking his pipe, as always.

“You weren’t gone for long.”

“I tried to leave, but there was spider in-between the worlds that caught me. I only just managed to escape.”

“Ah yes, Her. You were lucky. Few ever escape her dark web.” Babradon replied.

“I had some help.” Cindy said. “But how do I get home? The way through that portal is trapped now.”

“I understand. Follow me.” He led her to a large tree that leaned. “There is a portal in this tree. Go through the opening in the trunk and you will get back to your world.”

“But I won’t fit in there.”

“You will.” He replied. Cindy looked at him doubtfully, but to her surprise the opening was now large enough and she suddenly found herself sliding down into the darkness…

to be continued…

Joanne Fisher

Word count: 150

This follows The Trap, part two.

I originally wrote around 250 words, so I had to cut a lot out…

This was written with the photo prompt provided by Crimson’s Creative Challenge #100.

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©️2020 Joanne Fisher

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