The Fifth Horseman

Faith, Family, Friend I couldn’t think. Exhausted, emotionally and physically drained from all the crying, my eyelids were literally pruning. Abah was amazing. Ibu as well. They excused us for a lunch break, and the families stayed apart, bunched to their own little corners. Atirah needed her milk. I told Yus, my dear sweet sister, [...]

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The Fifth Horseman

You knew didn't you ‘It’s gonna be alright,’ Ram’s father told him, holding proud his boy’s collar, adjusting his Windsor knot, while his mother fought her sleepy eyes to ready him his breakfast. ‘I’m not that worried father. Don’t worry, as long as my salary is undisturbed, I’ll continue wiring in every month without fail,’ [...]

The Fifth Horseman

It's not appendicitis Nurul took a long hard stare at her wallpaper. She wasn't sure when she put it up, but there was a time when she cared about interior decorating. 'How many years has it been?' She wondered. A doe-eyed constable in uniform, all those nights manning roadblocks, eyeing weary drivers, catching some or [...]

The Fifth Horseman

Leave me alone Jenny found herself wide awake in the early hours of the morning, heart pounding, pulse-raising, and thoughts unable to settle down, just swirling a whirlwind of flashing images. At times her chest would hurt, and at times her face will flush. No! This was not that time of the month, and at [...]