Category: Debut

Innocent Fear Read and rate this story.

Mohan looked at his twin brother anxiously. Though he was only two minutes younger, he always looked up to Ratan for solutions to all their problems. Ratan, the one to have a remedy for every problem nodded and placed an assuring hand on his brother’s shoulder, directing him […]

Lines of Hope Read and rate this story.

Anand and Seema were ecstatic today. Why shouldn’t they be!! After a long wait of seven years, they have seen two pink lines of hope. Anand was very delighted when they went for Seema’s first scan. Seema was having tears of joy when she saw that teeny- weeny […]

Nandlal’s trunks Read and rate this story.

Nandlal hurriedly stuffed the two trunks with coins and jewellery. Thirty years back, Fed up with poverty and hunger he’d left his village in Gujranwala for Lahore. After several sleepless nights and countless petty jobs in the city, he managed to save enough money for starting a small […]

The Elixir Read and rate this story.

She was the reigning super star of the 70’s the quintessential diva …..thousands swooned over her beauty and her fan following spread far and wide……then one day to the utter shock of her fans and patrons, she announced her wedding to a famous music director, 20 years older […]

Came Saw Conqured Read and rate this story.

“Dad had lost this property case,” lamented Arun, “sometimes there is no happy choice, guys, only one less grievous than the others.” “Means?” “We were able to negotiate some money and move to err… Virar. Things will begin to look up soon.” “That’s the problem with townies. Virar […]

The Frozen Tears Read and rate this story.

Sia takes apprehensive steps towards the intriguing gothic structure.  Her mind is filled with myriad chaotic thoughts.  She has lost her nation, her people, her family, her friends. The partition has taken its price. Sia has survived to tell the gruesome tale of partition. Maybe this God will help me, […]

The Meeting Read and rate this story.

“I don’t know what sort of subordinates you are having. If Ragu was here, problem would have been solved. Now the Chief has put a query and can he answer?” the DGM pointed his finger at Karthik in the meeting and blasted the Manager. “This problem itself is […]

ANOTHER CHANCE Read and rate this story.

The dining room was a mess; the shreds of broken glasses were scattered all over the floor. It seemed as if some Tsunami had just come over. But the Mehta household was getting used to it. Mrs. Mehta tried to keep calm, though it was difficult. “Maya, come. […]

The Decision Read and rate this story.

Shayra grimaced looking at herself in the mirror. There was a trail of blood on her cheek, the cut narrowly missing her eye. She pulled out the antiseptic from the medicine cabinet and hurriedly cleaned the wound. Amma would be up any moment and she didn’t want to […]

A Difficult Choice Read and rate this story.

“Rohini, tell me what to do”, said Rahul, his voice cracking with emotion. Rohini could see that Rahul’s eyes were brimming over. The incident had impacted him greatly. Her pillar of strength, the man who could face a thousand storms and still emerge unscathed and victorious, was crumbling […]

His Credence Read and rate this story.

They had named her Anuya, born to Anup and Priya. The had prayed for having her for a long time of 14 years. Anup and Priya were elated. All these years, it was the only thing they had wanted so badly, to embrace parenthood. They tried everything – […]