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

Incomplete #4

'Will the pendant be ready by the 3rd?' Mr. Sen, the jeweller nodded in affirmative and handed her the acknowledgement receipt. Assured, Ananya left the shop and came out of the complex. Although it was early April, the day was nevertheless getting much too warm for her comfort. She realised that Manoj the driver would … Continue reading Incomplete #4