The Gate by Riley Banks
Price: Free! 1700 words.
Published by Aussieicon Books on December 2, 2012. Fiction.
This short, flash fiction starts with an open gate in a picket fence.
Closed, the gate guards the pathway to paradise. Open, it becomes an omen; a harbinger of death; a reminder of the horrors she has already survived. But now, instead of her husband, it is her children at risk.