Wow, this was a tough one to keep down to 100 words. I needed at least 10 times that many to really develop a story. *shrug*
Today's prompt: "No matter what you hear, no matter how badly you want to, do NOT open your eyes."
“Jane,” Peter whispered softly in her ear, "No matter what you hear, no matter how badly you want to, do NOT open your eyes."
“But,” she started.
“Just keep your eyes closed and trust me, okay?”
“Okay,” she nodded nervously.
He took her hand and led her quietly through the house. At the base of the stairs he stopped. “Stay here.”
Bang. Thump. Crash.
She held her breath and cinched her eyes tighter. Shattering glass followed a reverberating pop, then another, then… silence.
“Don’t look.” Peter calmed her urge to peek as his hand gently engulfed hers again. “Let’s go.”
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