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

Nate had always been a curious guy. He loved to explore every nook and cranny of the property his family owned, even though his parents had always warned him about getting lost. But one day, when he was out playing by himself, he found a strange portalhidden in the dense woods behind his house. Excited by the prospect of discovering new things, Nate cautiously approached the portal. As he took a step through, he was instantly transported to an entirely new world.

He was in a vast, green forest populated by strange creatures and towering trees. The air was cool and fresh, and the sun was shining. Nate couldn’t believe his luck, and decided to wander around this new place for as long as he could. When he eventually returned home, he was filled with stories and photographs of all the amazing things he had seen.

Magic was real, and Nate had discovered his first portal to the magical world. From then on, he was hooked on exploring new places and discovering new things, always hoping to find another magical portal waiting for him.