CHAPTER 11 Kira woke up abruptly to a slight tickle over her nose. Little children in just loin cloth giggled as they withdrew. She noticed one of them was holding a feather. ‘Good morning!’ she greeted then yawned. It seemed to amuse the kids so much. She could see past the hemp that made the […]

Will you still be with me? News of Ram’s “disciplinary actions” spread like wildfire among his hospital peers. He didn’t really do anything to deny it. Soon there were rumors far worse than the truth, all of which was building a legend around him, as a thief, a philanderer, social justice warrior, a criminal thug […]

CHAPTER 10 The Blood Moon was a festival the pagans celebrated to welcome the Demons. It gave strength to the warriors to aid them in their conquests. Stories were told of the brave, their weapons and their prowess. Lucas’s mother had such stories, and she’d share them with him at a very young age, just […]

  Poker Night Ram sat on a small little chair, frantically sweating from every pore of his already greasy skin. He tried focusing his attention on the flickering lights above. Memories came back to the all times he had viva voce and other such interviews. He figured this would feel close to that. Telling himself […]

CHAPTER 9 In a murky dark cell, she laid, naked, roughed up, chained by her wrists and ankles to a brick wall. Karin finally found some time to breathe after she was passed around from men to men with the sack over her head, each goon satisfying himself while she resiliently focused on the bigger […]

God, it’s good to be King The first time Ram ever had an actual one on one conversation with Mr Jamal was during his Surgery Rotations at the end of his 4 months. It was almost a year ago long before the Sheila’s untimely demise. He was due for his final assessment; a nerve-wracking sit-down […]

CHAPTER 8 In the middle the high noon, the sky empty & unforgiving, the rebels returned to their home base, empty-handed, nothing to show for but await what was due. ‘And what this time?’ the sound of Lucas’ bellowing amplified by the echoes made its way down reverberating through the empty cylinder as every note […]