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

Dave had always been a curious man, so when he discovered a portal to another world, he couldn’t resist investigating. After entering through the portal, Dave found himself in a strange, fantasy-like world. He was immediately captivated by the beauty of the place and the friendly inhabitants he encountered.

As he explored further, Dave realized that he could use the portal to travel to different parts of the world. He quickly became a traveling salesman, visiting new and exciting places every day. He never tired of the adventure, and he was always impressed by the strange and wonderful things he found on his travels.

One day, while on a trip to the top of a mighty mountain, Dave found himself face to face with a dragon. The creature was immense and ferocious, but Dave stood his ground and fought bravely. In the end, the dragon was defeated and Dave returned home safely, bringing with him a rich haul of treasure.

Dave’s adventures had taught him a lot about himself and the world around him. He had also made many new friends, including the dragon who had helped him defeat the enemy. He loved life and was happy to continue traveling and exploring the exciting world live had revealed to him.