Sandra took one look at the room and knew Roger was in. Sandra couldn’t believe he traced her so soon. She hoped he was not high on whatever he smoked. She stared horrified as Roger stumbled from the kitchen swaying precariously. He could go from happy to angry in 2 seconds. Roger came closer and hugged her tight.
“Baby..missed you,” he mumbled between kisses. Sandra stood frozen even as the slap singed her cheek.
He grabbed her throat. She fumbled for the knife she hid near the door and stabbed repeatedly till he fell down lifeless.
“Missed you too.”
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“Mani, look! Visitors,’ Prabhu smirked as Mani peeped through the window.
“Really? Let’s have some fun. I will make the curtains fly and close the doors.,” Mani said as he went to fetch the strings to add special effects.
“We are ghosts. They should fear us. We have a reputation to maintain,” Prabhu snorted as he changed into a white gown with a lighted lamp in his hand.
“Where are my anklets? They sound eerie in the dark.”
Meanwhile, the visitors were walking up the rocks to reach the castle. Continue reading
It was written over 400 years ago at a time when books did not exist. Yet, the language is still beautiful, the lines are still relevant.
Don’t believe me? Ask anyone who has ever fallen in love?
Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, too rude, too boisterous and it pricks like thorn.
These lines, though not the most famous one like ‘What’s in a name?’, is equally beautiful. These are said by Romeo in the play Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare in 1597. Check it out. It is free on Amazon Kindle.
Radha gripped the handle of the contraption as she held her six year old with the other hand.
‘Seat belts?’ Radha asked the attendant. He pretended to not hear.
Once full, he flicked a switch to start the roundabout. Slowly, it came to life. But, as it gained momentum, Radha realized the chair car had no fixed route. It moved back and forth and sideways and jerked randomly. She screamed in fear.
Her son was thrilled and shrieked with laughter. Everyone screamed as it gained momentum.
Radha prayed, ‘I will never ever get onto these but God save me today’.
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