What was I doing? Carrying marbles around in the battlefield? I had officially lost my mind. But there was just one word that kept echoing at the back of my head and at the bottom of my heart.
Nevertheless, the old childless couple along with the orphaned young girl made a normally imperfect yet complete family just like any other archetypal one.
The fifteen year old girl’s mind was crammed with questions and her heart was heavy with the burden of choice. A severely painful numbness slowly developed into a feeling
My doubt for ages had been confirmed. But I did not want to leave. I wanted to stay next to my mom, safe in her warmth. I wanted to be with daddy, holding his hands
I didn’t say anything. I looked right into her eyes. Mom and dad might be scared of her. I was not. There was a limit to being reckless. Eshita crossed that line a very long time ago.
Something he had read a long time ago echoed in his mind. The ones that love us, never really leave us. He looked up and smiled at Sutara.
Two minutes into the class and Diana realised that it was unusually quiet. She saw that Smriti was absent. She realised how she strangely missed the quiet and rebellious girl’s presence