We shouldn’t have gone through that last door, James thought. But we had to make a choice. The beasts were getting closer every minute.
How long had it been since he and Amy went through that door in an abandoned warehouse and found an endless corridor of doors.? However, when they turned around to go back, the original door had disappeared. They began opening random doors hoping to find their way back. But when some terrifying beasts came through one of the doors before they could shut it, they ran until they couldn’t run anymore.
Now they were stranded on a frozen world with the beasts trying to break in. Suddenly, all went quiet.
“Hey, I think they’re gone. Let’s make a break for it. Amy? Amy?”
As he howled at the heavens in pain and fury, James noticed an ever-brightening light melting a hole in the ice. Too late, he thought, as he reached towards the light with the last of his strength
Word Count = 167
This story was inspired a bit by the book Dark Matter by Blake Crouch.
Thank you Goroyboy for the photo prompt.
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