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He’s coming!

The whisper cut through the silence ,stiffening every soul. A collective ‘Shush!’ rippled in the air, blanketing everyone into quietude.

They held their breath as the footsteps approached the door. Those breaths got jagged and panted furiously as he turned the handle ,swinging it open.

Striding in, he stood on the hard ground, arms akimbo. “I see you! Come out now.”

One by one, they all trooped out from behind the bales of hay in the barn and looked up at their dad.

“Looks like your spy wasn’t good enough,” he grinned and nodded at Alex, the youngest.

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*Flash Fiction in 100 words/ Day 4 of writing Daily in 2018

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