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

As he walked down the street, John noticed something odd. There was a small, silver portal on the ground right in front of his house. He had never seen anything like it before, so he decided to take a closer look. As he got closer, he could see that the portal was actually a door. He stepped through and found himself in a completely different world.

He was standing in front of a beautiful palace. The gate was open, and he could see people walking around inside. He walked up to the door and rang the bell, but no one answered. He decided to go inside, and as he did, he noticed that the palace was actually a giant door, and the inside was a magnificent hall.

He went down the hall and found a throne room. There was a giant king sitting on the throne, and as John walked in, the king looked up and smiled. John was puzzled, but the king said nothing. John walked over and handed the king a bouquet of flowers, and the king smiled even wider and said nothing.

John was starting to get a bit worried. He had never been in a place like this before, and he didn’t know what to do. Suddenly, he heard someone calling his name. He turned and saw a beautiful woman walking down the hall. She was wearing a white dress, and she had long, blonde hair. She looked so familiar, but he couldn’t remember where he had seen her before.

The woman walked over to him and smiled. She said nothing, but she reached out and took his arm. He felt a Qi flowing through his body, and he knew that he was in safe hands. The woman led him back the way he had come, and when they reached the portal, she opened it and led him back home. John was amazed and grateful, and he was sure that he would never forget the magical experience he had just had.