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,’ [...]



CHAPTER 17 Reika reached into her trouser pocket and fumbled around loose change, screws, and string. She pulled out a sharp razor capped in worn out plastic. The blade still worked though. She reached for the lock ahead of her and started to fiddle with the razor, clicking and snapping until the mechanism came loose. [...]


SHE SANK ME ONCE, AND SHE’S GOING TO DO IT AGAIN So, you’re still with us? Interested are you? The last time you were with us, Karthick had found himself in the middle of an unfamiliar circumstance, well, partially familiar that is. ‘Oh God, you narrating again?’ Karthick retorted. Well, what else should I be [...]

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 [...]