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

Gary was just about to go to bed when he saw a bright light in the sky. Curiosity got the better of him and he went outside to investigate. When he got close, he saw that it was a portal. He stepped through and found himself in a strange new world. He was surrounded by swirling colors and strange creatures. Gary didn’t know what to do, so he just stood there and took it all in. Eventually, he realized that he needed to find his way home. He begun to walk and soon found himself back in his own world. The portal had been a magical surprise for him, but now he was just glad he had found it.