I heard you up there!
Dark and quiet. The upstairs windows were covered. Dust specks danced in a thin shaft of sunlight through a crack in a shutter. I moved forward, aware that this was the first time I’d been upstairs.
Come out! My voice shook.
Behind me, a door opened.
This is the latest update in my attempt to write a story one tweet-sized installment (280 characters or less) at a time. You can read the first 20 installments as one continuous story here.