Story : We’re Cowards

We spotted him standing alone in the darkness. With no weapons to defend himself. He was tall, stout and strong but an idiot who follows non-violence. Those who can't fight back were our prey by default. We poached to attack, chop-off, kill and rob him. "Get the saw, cut the tree" the boss ordered us.... Continue Reading →

Story : Some 55 Fictions I Wrote…

Echoes of the Past Her squealing faded as she continued to fall down the bridge. He woke up suddenly, screaming her name. Some deep breath relieved him, when he realised that was a dream. With love, he called her mobile, "The number you have dialled does not exist". A sneaking tear drop reminded him that... Continue Reading →

Story : 55 Fiction : “Bitch”

She searched everywhere for her abducted kids, ignoring the pain of clotted-milk in her breasts. Hearing a cry, she stopped. But she found a human baby in the garbage. Motherly instinct, she guarded the girl child from other dogs. Some human mother had thrown her child! Poor world calls them both equally as "a Bitch".... Continue Reading →

Story : 55 Fiction : Serial Killer

Mosquitoes’ hissing pierced the silence of the parking lot. Lisa tiptoed towards her car thinking “Night shows? Not anymore!” She clutched the door to open. The power went off. A red eyed machete man approached her from behind slowly... He grabbed the remote from his mother “I want to watch IPL” and killed the serial!... Continue Reading →

Story : 55 Fiction : Don’t Fight!

They sneaked through the blanket as the echoes of their squabble had woken up them. "They tell us ‘Don’t fight!’, but why they always fight?" little Kayal hazily asked. "Because no one is there to tell them ‘Don’t fight!’" twin Kalyan continued "That's why they left Grandpa and Grandma!" Suddenly the echoes dropped to silence! - Din

Story : 55 Fiction : The Donation

“1, 2, 3,…” “Sir…” the daily wager tried to ask something. “Wait! 13, 14,…” counting busily. His eyes messaged his daughter “Don’t Worry” “24, 25,…give another one” he returned him a tattered 1000 Rupees note. He gave ten 100s. “Sir, you can go in for admission” he said, after completing the donation count at 55K.... Continue Reading →

Story : 55 Fiction : Chicken Dreams

Food served: On time, Neighbours: Our own kind and People at service: 24x7.  “What a blessed life!” she thought. A few days passed... “Buck... Buck... Buck... Buckaaaa...!” “Buck... Buck... Buck... Buckaaah...!” the last words of her friends she heard at distance. Unaware of the future, the broiler chicken blissfully thought “What a blessed life!” -... Continue Reading →

Story : 55 Fiction : The Garage

It just started to rain. As he gazed the thatched roof, laying on the floor, without a blink, the drizzles slowly became heavy showers. A drop dripped on his eye. He rolled down the sleeves to hide the wounds and decided to go to school. He realized, why his mother always hated the garage owner.... Continue Reading →

Story : 55 Fiction : Cartoons Never Die

He was cheering Jerry to escape the chasing Tom, glued his eyes. His sister wasn't fighting over the TV remote. She remained silent, so did the others. He smiled for one last time. Tears filled their eyes. HIV was not his fault. The doctor answered “Yes” to the question he asked once "Cartoons never die?" - Din... Continue Reading →

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