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

The man had been searching for years for a way out of his small town. He had been traveling for years, but had never found what he was looking for. He had been on the verge of giving up when he discovered a portal. He stepped through and found himself in a different world. He was astounded by the beauty of the place. He was also terrified. He had never been so far from home. He didn’t know how to get back. He was lost in the new world. But then he saw a light in the distance and he knew he had to find it. He walked towards the light and he found himself in a beautiful palace. He was stunned by the beauty of the place. He knew he had found his way home.