A thief in the night

Here is my practice prompt for the day!

Five Sentence Fiction – Thief

I jerked awake. The sound of pressure on the third stair echoed through the silent house. Jake heard it too. I reached for my phone as he took chase. Jake’s loud bark followed the pounding footsteps of the would-be thief.

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4 thoughts on “A thief in the night

  1. Great five sentences. I loved the “sound of pressure on the third stair.” It gave me chills. I remember the first night I spent alone in our house after an attempted break-in, Every little sound in the house sounded ominous.

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