Five Sentence Fiction – Entrance
This week’s word: ENTRANCE
There she was driving speedily to reach her destination, unexpectedly she found herself staring at this winding road with mountains on both sides, why didn’t her father tell her about this entrance leading to where she didn’t know.
How long is this road, she wondered , she may not make it to her interview on time, it was important if she was interested to get registered to study law, she kept driving, finally she saw, what looked like an unpaved road , what could she do, there was no choice but to go on, she checked her watch, she had an hour to reach the university gates, ten minutes had gone by,what she saw ahead of her completely mesmerized her.
About a dozen little girls in colorful dresses were carrying placards, which said ,”No thoroughfare”, how can it be, there must be a way to keep going, one little girl ran up to her and said,” I’m sorry miss but you cannot go any further.”
Natalie felt sick, she won’t be able to make it on time, which means she’d have to reapply the following year, what a waste she murmurred, a man appeared from nowhere right in front of her, he said, “Nothings a waste dear I’ll take you come along with me, do not be afraid, I got word from your Dad to take you to your school, hop in you’ll be there in record time.”
Natalie was desperate, she boarded the three- wheeler, the vehicle made a roaring sound, before she knew what was happening she found herself in the ‘Entrance Hall’ the guide in front yelled , ‘No time to think Miss, this way please!”