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Something he fears lurks outside, what can Joey do? Entry for the 75 Word Story contest.
The pounding on the door was getting louder.

“Open up! We know you’re in there!”

There was no back door, no way to slip out unnoticed. Feeling panicked, Joey looked for somewhere to hide. This was his worst nightmare. Why wouldn’t they just give up and go away?

“Come on, Joey!”

He couldn’t avoid it any longer. With trepidation, Joey opened the apartment door. The loud “pop!” of a balloon startled him.

“Happy Birthday, Joey!”

Word Count: 75 Words
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