The Fifth Horseman

How are you, boy? Tzen peered at his wristwatch, the hands reaching as eagerly as he was for 6 pm, the mark of the end of his shift. All he had to do now, was hand his patients over to the ones left behind to slog and slave till the coming morning. ‘Bed 3 needs [...]

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K.A.R.T.H.I.C?K

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 [...]