I hadn’t meant to come back… or forward, I should say… but time, like so many things, is beyond our control.
In a flash I was taken from the present and dropped into a house identical to ours, but a century old, broken and condemned.
A time warp, a worm hole, maybe — but my wife is long gone, my children probably thought I abandoned them, and my grandchildren — they never knew my face.
I lost a lifetime, and now I’m facing a lifetime without them.
But… and this is the key… if time travel brought me here, who’s to say it can’t take me back?
This is my entry for the Five Sentence Fiction challenge at lilliemcferrin.com