Kate blinked, taking in her surroundings once again. The corridor around her was still, the clamoring of prisoners, the roar of cannon fire, and the smell of smoke, were gone.
“Do you think we could file a lawsuit if it was found out she slipped in this old dump?”
“Hey, show some respect. This ‘dump’ was an important line of defense back in the day.”
Kate didn’t react to the voice of her younger brother or their father as she blinked several times, still looking around in dazed confusion as the realism of the…the…whatever she’d just seen continued to echo within her thoughts.
What had just happened?
“Kate?” her mother asked.
She looked up to her mother, and-
“Get up soldier, on your goddamned feet!”
(to be continued)