Thursday, May 21st

The Hatch

by Christopher Locke

It was a bright October morning when Lewis Sidwell discovered a hatch door protruding from the grass in the middle of his backyard. It had not been there the night before. The hatch looked metallic and appeared to be about three feet in diameter. On top was a small metal wheel that Lewis assumed was for locking and unlocking. The whole thing reminded him of an old movie he saw as a kid about a U.S. submarine sneaking into Tokyo Bay. [READ NOW]