The door had been left ajar, an invitation to enter. It was cold; he hadn’t realized it would be quite that cold and he pulled his hand back quickly.

Grasping the handle, he studied the smeared fingerprints and eased the door open a little more. Boxes and packages were piled high. He gazed in wonder.

A familiar sight caught his eye. Filled with the joy of discovery, he reached inside. The silence was broken

” Put that ice cream back Micky,” his mother sighed. “I knew a fridge-freezer was a bad idea.”

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Carrie OLeary
Carrie OLeary(@carrie-oleary)
1 year ago

At least your protagonist didn’t open the door to a demon groaning ‘Zuul’ ?. That would definitely have put them off grasping for the delectable ice cream.

Carrie OLeary
Carrie OLeary(@carrie-oleary)
Reply to  Mary Wallace
1 year ago

It showed! It was great fun to read too ?

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Eric Radcliffe
Eric Radcliffe(@eric-radcliffe)
1 year ago

Ha,ha, Mary, caught in the act. A nice fun 100 words,

Daisy Blacklock
Daisy Blacklock(@daisy-blacklock)
1 year ago

This has a nice humorous twist at the end. I love it!

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