The first time I saw it, my eye caught the red glow at its base then rose with the clean straight lines of its gray walls. You saw it too.

“Want to go in?”

“Kind of,” I said.


Thirty-three words beginning with “the first time I…” By the way, I like how the first time implies that there will be a second time.



  1. JanWilberg says:

    Mysterious. And scary.

  2. Tara R. says:

    This feels like a sort of teenage dare. two friends getting into trouble.

  3. Cobbie's World says:

    I like the mysterious nature of is piece. Obviously, accepting the dare will lead us on, what promises to be, quite the wild ride. Looking forward to reading about what happens next. 🙂

  4. Draug419 says:

    Great work.