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

When Ross discovered the portal, he had no idea what it could do for him. All he wanted was to find a way to get back home to his wife and daughter. As he stepped through the portal, he found himself in a brand new world. Ross was elated to find that he was the only human in this strange place. He explored the realm around him and discovered that it was full of creatures that he had never seen before. He also found a portal that would take him home. When he arrived back home, he was shocked to find that everything had changed. His wife was gone and his daughter had grown up. Ross was glad to have made the journey home and found his new friends along the way.