All mirrors are portals
Using the magic tools around us.
When I was little, I read a book that said all mirrors are magic mirrors, and that if you place two mirrors facing each other you can create a portal. And being a curious and stupid child who was always looking for fairy rings to fall into or hag stones to look through I promptly created a lean-to out of my grandmother’s full-length mirrors and crawled inside to await whatever magic was coming.
I stared into the blue of the reflections, certain that if I looked hard enough I’d see witches or pixies or bloody Mary and after about 15 minutes I was ready to give up. And then an actual monster appeared.
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