Writing Prompt: The Empty Office

You’re sat at your desk in an open plan office. Your colleagues are gone. The cleaners have mopped the floors and loaded the dishwasher. It’s raining outside. You’re surfing the net trying to motivate yourself to get finished with your work so you can go home, but you can’t face the walk in the weather. You think about ordering in a pizza and sleeping on the couch in one of the meeting rooms, but it’s a bit creepy up there, besides, you don’t have your toothbrush and the shops are shut. With a sigh, you get back to it and remember you need to get something off the printer, but at this hour, only the motion sensor lighting is on in the hallway and it’s pitch black if you don’t move fast enough. Did you remember your keys? How many paces is it from your desk to the light and the front door? You give yourself a mini lecture and tell yourself that the sooner you finish, the sooner you can get home to your own bed, some tea and the cat.  Then it happens, you hear something out in the dark corridor, you know, the one with the motion sensor lighting? The one with the light you can now see from the crack under the door….

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