The storm had grounded all planes.
People stood muttering to one another, some yelled angrily at the flight teams, some napped uncomfortably on the harsh metal chairs. It was during the chaos that Alfie escaped. Making his way down the restricted corridors, he couldn’t help his excitement. He had always been curious by airports, now he had a chance to explore. When the tannoy went off calling his name he ignored it. Eventually, he made his way to a doorway where an air hostess was announcing they had been cleared for flight – slipping his way past the queuing muttering people he moved down a long gangway. He stood with a large family, smiling at a boy about his age. The air hostess moved out the way to allow them all past and he found he was on an aeroplane, time to find a new hiding place. He fell asleep beneath a large holdall, waking some time later. He was excited to tell his family of his great adventure. He just needed to get home now.
Short fiction piece of 175 words for FFfAW challenge – This week’s photo prompt is provided by Dawn Miller. Thank you Dawn!
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10 thoughts on “The Storm”
Quite an adventure, I hope someone manages to get him where he was supposed to be! 🙂
Let’s hope so 🙂 Thank you for stopping by and commenting. KL ❤
Hahaha! A small boy going on a little adventure without his family! LOL! Cute story, K.L.
Thanks, PJ 🙂 appreciate the read and comment. It was a fun one to write. KL ❤
That is absolutely delightful! I just hope he finds his way home.
Thank you very much, that’s a kind comment :). I hope so too. KL ❤
Yes, I’m sure he had quite the adventure…now his poor mama…:)
He’s had a great adventure but I bet his parents were worried silly. I enjoyed reading this.
Thank you very much, Sally. Yes, I think it would be a very different story from the parents perspective XD KL ❤