A captivating entry by Masons Mind Menagerie
Thank you so much for taking part in #Writephoto – The Stairway prompt.
Climbing a mighty spiral staircase is a great feat of endurance. It requires a mastery of fear, good stamina and a desire to see what awaits at the top. The view will either astonish or leave you bitter with disappointment. What if you are forced to climb by some unknown force?
‘Find the oldest spiral staircase in the city and climb it by 11 AM. I’ll be waiting at the top. Disappoint me your peril’
Dalian had woken up to his phone beeping. He read that text message seven times with a growing coldness in his chest. The sender was unknown and yet the message struck a fearful note. Not in the least because it was already 9:45 AM.
‘What if I don’t feel like playing games?’ he texted back.
The I-phone immediately beeped the new message.
Dalian looked and almost dropped his phone. There on-screen was an image of Kerry his girlfriend. She was duct-taped to a swivel chair and gagged.
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