Prompt: Write a short story about a man who discovers a magical portal

Bill had always been an avid reader, but he had never really taken the time to explore the world of books beyond the surface. That is, until one fateful day when he stumbled across a magical portal.

As soon as he entered, Bill was transported to a new and mysterious world. The first thing he noticed were the towering mountains, their sides blanketed in snow. The next thing he saw was a beautiful castle surrounded by a moat.

As he walked around the castle, he found that it was full of strange treasures. In one room, he found a diary that told the story of a young girl who had been kidnapped by a dragon. In another room, he found a cabinet full of magical potions.

As he explored the castle further, he started to feel a sense of excitement. This was the first time he had ever found something like this, and he was determined to find out more.

Soon, he found another portal that allowed him to travel to different parts of the world. He went to different kingdoms and tasted different foods. He also found a hidden treasure that he never would have found if he hadn’t discovered the portal.

Life was never the same after that. Bill was constantly exploring new and exciting worlds, and he was never tired of reading the stories that lay inside the magical portals.