Baggage we carry			Read and rate this story.

Baggage we carry Read and rate this story.

“We do not need to carry our baggage around!” Her mother said curtly. Her language gave him the impression that she was someone who studied not in any school he knew of.  They are standing on platform 1, while the predawn cold air buzzed.  “But you insisted on getting...
Dusk bade Farewell				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(1)

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“Kariim..” Her voice trailed with the fading lights of the day. He wasn’t coming back. Swallowing the huge lump in her throat, she started the other way, where her impending Fate waited to embrace her. She did pause to turn back, but he was long gone. There was no...
Avalanche			Read and rate this story.

Avalanche Read and rate this story.

“Jai Hind Sir,” he said, giving a brisk salute.  The salute came more out of habit even when he was talking on a wireless radio set.  Lieutenant Ram walked carefully on the snow, enveloped in the white mist as he moved towards the makeshift bunker. Besides the howling...
The Drunkard				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.5/5							(1)

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Once again he was gone, unaware of my existence; soon a heart skipped a beat, a pair of eyes winked and somewhere twosome kidneys jingled to a rowdy tune.  There is no dearth of people in this world who resound with you but there is the one whose single whisper can...
The Listless Shopkeeper				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.5/5							(3)

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There was a saying that if you could not find something you wanted in Gandhi market, chances were that you might not find it anywhere in the world. Gandhi market was the  commercial hub of our town with lane after lane of brightly lit shops and street stalls selling...