June 23, 2015

A Prepared Journey

“Participate in this football match. Just be there, as a part of the team. You’ll slowly learn the game and one day you will win the match and become the captain of the team,” said Shekhar to his son, Karthik. Karthik was silent. After Shekhar left the room, Karthik said, ” I don’t want to […]

Ebb and Flow

Manohar Lal is a famous politician who had enemies everywhere because of his honesty. He stayed away from illegal activities and forbid his friends and colleagues to do so. Normally, such politicians should be awarded and rewarded regularly. But, his untainted reputation earned more enemies and disrespect than he ever expected. Though he was not […]

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Dark Corners

“May be, we should have taken some to ponder over this. Are you sure we are doing it right?” asked Hema. Shivan was worried and anxious. He did not know how to respond or what to say. It all started as a prank and turned out to be a dangerous mission for them. When they […]

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Vendetta for a Legacy

Little Aryan was one of the most intelligent kids in the school. His mother, Pratima was very proud of her son. As he crossed high school, he earned a lot of awards in studies and sports. There was no other kid like him in the entire school, the Principal said. The Principal also added that […]

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A Daughter’s Request

Karthik rushed his wife, Pramila, to the hospital as she felt uncomfortable and wondered if it was time. But, she felt at ease after reaching the hospital. The doctor informed that they need to admit her and she might deliver any moment. The doctor also asked Karthik to inform his closest relatives, in case they […]

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Destiny Rules

“Tomorrow is the day. Are you ready? All the arrangements have been done. Let’s begin a new journey,” Mahesh said to Visakha. Overlooking the coast line and the sun setting across the horizon, Visakha said, “I like this place. But, we have to go. So, yes, I’m all set for our escapade. Your mother and […]

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Harbinger of Peace

Karen attended his show for the first time. He was quite popular in these circles for his mind-reading abilities. In fact, he helped many people with their problems. Unlike other mind-readers, he has a knack for bringing in peace into people’s lives. Karen watched the show and was surprised at his acumen. Until the end […]

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Mayhem at the Nightclub

“The DJ is looking at you, again,” said Samantha to her friend Chelsea. They both noticed and started giggling talking something about the DJ and the nightclub. This was not the first time that Chelsea came to this nightclub. She has been here regularly for the past weeks. The DJ, Karl, kept ogling at her […]

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Dangerous Date

Janice was supposed to be happy because her dream came true. But, there was some unknown fear that bothered her. She could not define the fear that troubled her. It was more of a gut instinct that made her feel that things are not going to be fine with Andrew. Andrew is a world-famous rock […]

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The Patriot Within

“Why can’t you stay for a few more hours? Take the next train,” said the soldier’s wife. They have been married for three months and she had the best time of her life in the last few months. Yesterday, Harsh received a call from the authorities. An unplanned operation had to be started immediately. So, […]

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Praying Angels

All the kids formed a happy group and started praying to God. In front of them, on the dias, statues of gods of all religions were placed. The prayer focused only on God – a God of all religions. The head of the orphanage is an old man who believed in allowing kids to pray […]

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The Astrologer’s Advice

“Listen. I don’t believe in horoscopes. My wife forced me to come here. Let’s get this over soon. Say whatever you want to. But, say it to her. Make her happy,” said Ritwik to the astrologer. “I don’t tell your horoscope. I am an astrologer. I will tell you about your past, present, and future. […]

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The Clairvoyant Patient

Harris is a psychotherapist who hated his job. He always felt he has not been as successful in his job as he wanted to be. Earning money has never been his singular aim in life. Though his job fetched him more than enough money to lead a comfortable, he always felt as though he missed […]

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The Wacky Customer

With music playing in his ears and hope brimming in his heart because of love, he walked into the mall hardly noticing the cops stationed around. It was a war zone for everyone else. The shopping mall was held hostage by some unidentified masked men. The cops were not sure about the demands of these […]

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Layers of Trust

“Be careful with the installation. Nobody should be able to find out about the hidden cameras,” said Shekhar to his sister. “It’s my office. And, I’m bugging my husband’s and his employees cabins. And, you ask me to be careful. Are you being sarcastic? I just want the truth to be out. So, I’m going […]

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Godliness

Ramesh is not a religious fanatic. But, he had faith in God and prayed everyday.┬áHe never forced anyone to believe in God. He did not waste time on rituals. He believed in having unwavering faith in the mind. Hiten did not believe in God. He thought that it is only sheer hard work that makes […]

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The Weird Interview

Of all the candidates they evaluated, he seemed to be the one with the most required skills to execute a plan of such major scale. And, he is one of those rare people with a clean track record. People, who have known Anand, talk only good things about him. He has more friends and few […]

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