PHOTO PROMPT © Lauren Moscato

PHOTO PROMPT © Lauren Moscato

I stood on the street corner staring. Impossible, and yet, it was there as sure as anything. It remained, a reminder, a warning. Those who entered through the front door at street level, never left by the side door. People entered the building and never returned. I looked down to the business card in my hand. My appointment time… three minutes from now. I’d never been late for an appointment before…


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51 thoughts on “Appointment

    • Indeed. Imagine, if you will, what would have happened had certain people in high positions had missed their appointment to register for certain things… I think you know whereof I speak. How different would this world be now?


  1. If she’s standing there looking at that building, and she knows what she knows – I’d say she won’t go in. But yet, curiosity is a powerful force. Nice tension in your story and I like the open-endedness of it.


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