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The mended glass door

©Dale Rogerson

There was only one room in the house that was forbidden. In fact, he had never seen anyone trespass it.

It was the first thing anyone who would stay there for a night or more would be “advised”. To “avoid the mended glass door”.

No explanations were given. They were considered superfluous.

Ben was the only boy who dared break the rules. He was considered a “problematic” child, one tormented by inner demons crated by the unhealthy environment in which he was raised.

His lifestyle was reckless because he had nothing to lose.

Not even when he opened the door.

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16 thoughts on “The mended glass door

  1. Cliffhanger, indeed :). Well done.

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  2. A brave kid but sad that he has nothing to lose. One wonders if he’ll get away with it

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  3. Well, then. If nothing to lose, then … who knows? … 😉

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  4. Intriguing story leaving me wanting more … what happened to Ben?

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  5. gahlearner on said:

    And then? Did he go to Narnia? Or was there a monster inside? Great take, I love the possibilities.

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  6. And that was the last anyone saw of Ben…

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