This is an on-going serial inspired by Charli Mills’ 99 word story prompt.
With a glare at the man behind the desk, she took out her phone.
“Who are you calling?” he asked, raising his eyebrows. “The Marines?”
She slipped the phone back in her pocket.
“Nobody. No signal.”
“What a surprise.” He tapped the cover of the book. “Read it.”
“You can’t keep me here. It’s illegal.”
The man got to his feet. “If you say so.”
She threw herself at the door, beating it with her fists.
“They can’t hear, you know.”
“Open the door!” she screamed.
He shrugged. “I’ll be back later.”
Turning away, he walked through the wall.