I wrote a story for Solveig to use in her advent calendar. Check it out! While you are there, look at the other marvelous contributions by other bloggers! As with last year’s calendar, this has been a fantastic community event showcasing some of the best of WP.
Day 16 | Advent Calendar
The Longest Day by Trent McDonald
I had been awake for quite a while, staring into the blackness in a place outside of time, when I heard my brother whisper, “You awake?”
“Yeah,” I answered. “What time is it?”
“Don’ know. It’s still dark, though.”
We slowly got up and pressed up against the door. A small sound was heard just outside the door, in the hall. Silently and efficiently we threw on some clothes. We didn’t bother to turn on a light, so it was dark in the bedroom. But that didn’t matter, anything and everything was fine for this special day.
My brother cracked the door a smidgen.
“Shhhh,” my oldest sister said from across the hall.
My other sister came out of her room and tip toed down to our group.
“It’s about a quarter after six,” my oldest sister said. “Remember last year when we got them up…
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