Electronic Literature Recommended Reading, Issue No. 17
SHE HEARS HIS CAR GRINDING UP THE HILL. At the edge of the driveway, the engine shudders, continuing on for a few seconds before falling silent. Walter buzzes the front gate; Esmeralda, the housekeeper, lets him in. The gate closes with a thick metallic click.
“Where are you?” he calls out.
“I’m hiding,” Cheryl yells from the backyard.