Finish the story begins with: “At first, it looked like an ordinary marble, but it was far from it.”
Rick reached out a tentative finger towards the marble when there was a zap, a bang and an odd sounding crunch and Rick was no more.
There was something odd about this marble.
It sat on the ground in the spot from where Rick had vanished. I walked around it and noticed it turned to follow me.
Was it watching me?
What fate did it have for me?
I decided to gather it into a bucket so with shovel in hand I removed it surrounding dirt and all.
It turned in the bottom of the bucket then the most extra ordinary thing happened.
A hand shape came from the centre, as if it wanted to shake my hand.
I reached out my hand to take it in friendship when……