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The Wall Between Us

Somewhere in West Germany, 1961 I stretched my hands and stood upright, wiped the beads of sweat as my skin dazzled in the scorching sun....

A’Bridged Tale

Medieval London Bridge 1104 In the silence of the night, I heard my timber frame creaking against the gusty wind, as river Thames roared underneath. I...

As the Yellow Stars Fade Away

It’s that time of the year, again. The time when the secrets hidden beneath layers of snow start sprouting, scattering seeds of magic in...

Glad You Asked

‘Ask, and you shall receive, seek and you shall find’ - Matthew 7:7–8 (Bible)     1159, a village in the Province of Salerno   Henry dropped down to...

The Devised Destiny

For the first time in several months, Bhaskaracharya smiled. It had been several weeks since he had slept. Having assumed the onerous task of...

The Belief

I had always believed that women were responsible for every war in history. Looking at her, sitting on the throne with a grin, I...

Curse of the Corse

1227 AD, Burkhan Khaldun The digging was at its peak. It had started on the thirteenth day, when we had arrived at this hillock of...

Into the Night

Lilith knew the man was hers the minute he walked in. Her gray eyes caressed his chiseled features. The broad shoulders, tapered waist, and...

    IN THE SHADOWS OF AN UNBORN DREAM

   It was the winter of 1857. The cold winds cascading down  the northern mountains had swept across the city of Delhi, swathing it...

To Err is no Longer Human

A gust of wind rushed in through the open window, caressing his weather-beaten face. The candle-flame flickered for a moment, before steadying...

The Maze of Betrayals

In finest of gold with diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and sapphires glittering and sparkling, I was the epitome of power. For years, people brutally killed;...

Born a Crime

The family huddled close around the table. The flickering flames from the candle stumps made the shadows on the wall look eerie. The children...
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The Fat Man

On the top floor of the high-rise; in the dimly lit corner room, the shadows lurked around, murmured and sighed in exasperation. Bales of...

The Bloody Moon

‘TRANSssssssFORMmmm….’ A small string of light emanated from the wand like an electric current. Derek moved forward anticipating to fly. He fluttered his hands...

The first steps

The clock struck 12.  The red notifications on my Social Media apps multiplied. Discount deals on chocolates, flowers, fancy gowns and diamond jewelleries flooded...

A New Dawn

The summer sun is shining bright but the valley resonates a deafening silence. Beads of perspiration coat my temple, the excruciating pain restrain me...