Life

'Auntie?' , implored Ashima cautiously. Her aunt Pamela, who was making hot chocolate for her favourite niece managed to mutter a faint 'hmm?' 'I am 25 now.' Pam smiled. 'All grown up, eh?' 'Remember the question I asked you years ago and you told me you'd tell me when I was 25?' Pamela handed her … Continue reading Life

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Fear II

I heard footsteps in my room. Someone stood for a moment right beside the bed. That person hurriedly moved towards the bathroom to ensure there was no one hiding and shouted something in a language I had no knowledge of. He ran outside, and they ambushed someone in the very next room. I felt suffocated … Continue reading Fear II

Fear I

I was standing at one of the windows, watching the parade that day from the third floor. Suddenly, amidst the noise, three explosions down the length of the road had me falling down on my knees and covering my ears. I looked up and saw people running, flesh strewn about the road and the some … Continue reading Fear I