Peeping through the door crack. iStockphoto.com hide caption toggle caption iStockphoto.com Three-Minute Fiction: Round Eight Stories Three-Minute Fiction: Thups April 29, 2012 She closed the book, placed it on the table, and finally, decided to walk through the door. She opened it just a crack first. Thankfully, it was still too early for thups. But Emma knew that the day would come soon.