Elias and the Leap

Adonis Richards
3 min readOct 26, 2023

Here’s an excerpt from a story I’m writing I hope you all like it.

Elias stood petrified over the ledge; his brain told him to jump, yet his legs turned to stone as fear overtook him. Below him, the portal spun, whipping, whirling, roaring, and glowing a blinding light. Behind him, the patrol unit encroached, preparing to capture him. Running for so long, he had sat there in turmoil, wondering what to do. Be captured by the patrol unit, or dive into the unknown without guarantee of seeing his world or loved ones again. It shook Elias to his core. The two choices he had planted his feet to the…

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