The arrow pointed down the narrow alley, under the words To The Beach. Encumbered by bag and flip-flops, she pushed past holiday-makers and locals.
The crowd thinned until she found she was on her own. She heard the silence.
Another sign said To The Beach. She shrugged and pressed on.
Eventually the alley came to an end and she stepped out onto hot sand. She had the beach to herself. Exhausted, she did not notice that there was no sea on the horizon.
A hand grabbed her shoulder. She screamed.
‘We have been waiting for you,’ they said.
Written for Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
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