Chapter 12 – Part 5


“There you go,” said a loud voice behind him.

Mark turned around and a torch was pushed gingerly into his hands. “Appreciated it,” he told the redhead, who nodded.

Then he set to work right away. He couldn’t wait to see how well it turns out.

He gently set the torch down on the ground next to the door.

The threesome moved aside and watched in silence as the door began to burn. The deteriorating door, damp with mold and slightly decaying, splintered easily in the flames and soon became a sizable heap on the floor.

They didn’t dare to go near it until the smoke subsided.