Prompt: Write a short story about a man who discovers a magical portal
The man had been searching for a new job for months and had finally landed a position as a maintenance engineer at a small public library. The position was perfect for him, as it allowed him to work from home and he loved the idea of being able to read and study at the same time.
The first day on the job, the man walked into the library and found himself in front of a large, ornate door. He had never seen anything like it before and was intrigued. He walked over to the door and tried to open it, but it was locked. He looked around for a key or a lock code, but he couldn’t find anything.
As he was trying to figure out how to open the door, he heard a loud, buzzing noise. He turned around and saw a large, flashing portal hovering a few feet away. He had never seen anything like it before and was scared at first, but he quickly realized that it was just a door.
He walked over to the portal and tried to enter, but it was blocked by a large, metal barrier. He looked around for a way to bypass the barrier, but he couldn’t find any. Suddenly, the barrier began to crack and the man could see a bright light beyond it.
He stepped through the portal and found himself in a strange, new world. He was surrounded by intricate, colorful architecture and he could hear the sound of laughter in the air. Suddenly, he saw a beautiful woman standing in front of him.
She was wearing a long, flowing gown and her skin was luminescent. She looked at him with a smile and he could feel a warmth inside him. Suddenly, he realized that he had never felt this way before and he had no idea how to get back home.
He stood there for a few minutes before the woman walked away, leaving him alone in the strange new world. He felt lost and scared, but he knew that he had to find a way back home. He had never felt so alive before and he knew that he would never forget this magical experience.