“Keep your fingers out of there!”
“But it’s awesome” ‘ silently wishing he could crawl inside to explore the sea-cave.
“Scary creatures may be lurking – creatures you won’t able to spy with your little eye.”
He waited until she had trudged ahead along the shoreline, distracted by the continual onrush of wave-lets.
He closed his eyes, made a wish and reached in.
Suddenly, magically, he was atop his perch on the rocky ledge inside the cavernous castle, ready to defend against dragons and demons. This is where he wanted to be!
He’d think about going ‘home’… later.
Written for Velvet Verbosity, 100-word challenge, applying the prompt “peephole”. It conjured up visions of hidden recesses into which a little boy might delve to explore the reaches of his imagination.