Friday Fictioneers – Choose the Right Door?

100_7320-1  Copyright Rich Voza

This is my first entry for the Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Challenge set by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Please follow the link and read the other stories. Thanks.

 

I’d come across the three doors in a nearby clearing.

Instinctively, I knew where opening the first two would lead. The first, would take me to anywhere in the past I wanted to go. Just imagine it and I’d be there. Watch the pyramids being built? Hear The Sermon on the Mount? So many options!

The second door would transport me to the future. To a date and time of my choosing. Both would return me, whenever I wished.

And the final choice? The red door seemed to be screaming “Do Not Enter!”

I tried the handle. It was unlocked…

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22 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers – Choose the Right Door?

  1. Dear Steve,

    I’m happy to welcome you to Friday Fictioneers. I hope you’ve opened the door to many more stories with us. I really enjoyed this entry. You left me shouting, “No! Don’t go there!”

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

  2. I think we’re a perverse race, that we want to do exactly what we’re not supposed to. As Chief Wiggum from the Simpsons says, “what is your fascination with my forbidden closet of mystery?”

  3. The first two lure you in with promises of great adventure, but its all just a setup to get you into the third door isn’t it? The adrenaline rush of being able to go anywhere and anywhen must be like a drug with the third door containing the promise of a more powerful fix. Eventually the third door will become irresistable.

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