I’m ready, I say. You smile. You’ve got this. I’m an adventurer, I reply. My hero, you say. I check pockets: alarm, keys, wallet, phone. Pint of milk, you remind me. I nod. I take a breath, open the door and step outside for the first time in a year.
A 50-word story written by Bruce Arbuckle, inspired by the Freewriters Writing Prompt on Hive, “embark”
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