Epilogue: Curtain Falls and Swan Songs (II)

Here's wishing everyone here a Merry Christmas! May the season of giving sprinkle your worlds with magic dust and unbounded joy!   The little alleyway by the side was now extremely well lit, freshly painted and teeming with people walking in and out of the two sets of washrooms on either end. If anyone had…

Epilogue: Curtain Falls and Swan Songs (I)

  Varanasi, December 2016 “You did what?” She exclaimed as she paused stuffing clothes into the washing machine. The silence on the other side stretched for a moment after which she heard the small smile in his voice as he spoke. “I think I shocked her just as much as you sound shocked now.” “Shocked?…

Chapter Twenty Nine: Virgin Territory (III)

  “You haven’t said a word in the last hour,” Khushi placed her home keys on the table and turned around to see Arnav closing the door behind him. They’d decided to come back to her place straight away, skipping dinner and the plan to return Raagini’s car – both of which suddenly seemed too…

Chapter Twenty Six: In The Heat of the Moment

She drove in absolute silence, the car stereo uncharacteristically muted despite the fact that at this time of morning (or night depending on the kind of person one was) there would be only songs and no ads or annoying RJs on any of Bangalore’s radio channels. But then, it had also been an uncharacteristic move…