3words are: SUBSCRIBE – SMIRK – SEEK.
My ongoing story, part 4:
“Gran?” he shouted. Then mumbled, “Are you hiding?”
But why would she? She enjoyed a laugh, but long ago subscribed to the belief that most people were sad, mad or bad, so why play hide-n-seek when she’d had no idea he was coming.
He had to smirk at that, but then called her again as jogged to the corner, passing her next-door neighbour, then the next and next, rounding the corner, then the second corner to come back down the street to her front door.
He slumped to the ground. What had happened to her while he was messing about?