Your taxi drops you off at your holiday home situated on the cliff of a coastline. After the long and tiresome journey here, it is almost midnight as you shuffle your suitcases up the drive in total darkness.
The night is silent and you can hear nothing but the wind in the trees and the hush of the waves, gently brushing the beach below the cliff.
You chose this place because it is miles and miles away from any civilisation and you were looking for some quite time to yourself.
The front door key should be left underneath the plant pot by the front door, however, when you lift up the pot, there is nothing to be seen.
You scramble around, under rocks, on window ledges, around hedges, but you cannot find a key anywhere.
The taxi that brought you here is already long gone, so in a panic, you take out your phone and try to call another one. But your phone has no signal here…
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