Going Home – 100 Word Wednesday

Title: Going Home
Source:  100 Word Wednesday: Week 135
Word count: 100 words

Image by Cyranny

“Be yourself,” Maeve said then paused. “Try to look normal.”

Colton raised an eyebrow.

“Maeve, I’m Cerulean.”

“You’re the only one who can open the gateway.”

Colton had agreed and now he waited, tapping his foot. Hoping he looked inconspicuous, he checked his chronoscope. The window was closing, and their next chance was decades from now. Colton couldn’t stay, but he didn’t want to leave them.

Finally, he saw Maeve and the others running toward him. He engaged the portal, and it whirled to life. Only seconds remained. He stepped through the portal and prayed they all made it home.


Keep on writing.

Jo Hawk The Writer


8 thoughts on “Going Home – 100 Word Wednesday

  1. Wow! So close!!! I wonder what the others will think if they didn’t make it through but he stayed just long enough for them to see him leave? Excellent! Thank you for joining our happy writing community again this week 🖤

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