There was something very odd about the light.
The dual shadows should have clued me in: one stretched out in front of me — and one behind. I looked up into the mists that surrounded me, to see that there were not one but two suns in the sky; one directly behind me, and another directly ahead, in line with the path I trod towards the ancient stone circle I’d set out to visit today.
Somewhat panicked, I halted in my tracks. The sun behind seemed normal; but the one ahead did not.
As I watched, transfixed, it grew brighter, and brighter still. I raised a hand to shield my eyes, and thought to turn and run — but I was mesmerised by this dancing light as it approached, and paused, and slowly settled down, down, into the centre of the circle of stones ahead.
And then the light blinked out. As my eyes adjusted, I could see ahead of me, in the centre of the stones, a pyramid shape.
One side of the pyramid pivoted from the main structure and slowly came down to touch the ground. At the top of the ramp, a figure appeared.
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Prompt: Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo Prompt — Dance