THE SHADOW OF FRIENDSby: Vinod Sabharwal
The party had concluded at 1 A.M. after which, according to Jane, a friend of Alison, they had taken a taxi together. The driver had dropped Jane first, just about a mile or so from Alison’s house. That was at about 1:20 in the morning. Not wanting to be alone with the driver, Alison had decided to walk. She never reached home!
A nurse leant towards the woman and gently shook her by the shoulders. “Congratulations, it’s a boy.”
She turned her face, slowly, to study the nurse. “I know,” she mumbled, half asleep, tired. “I was foretold two years ago; can you please check if he has holes in both earlobes?”
She was also foretold that the boy must be called Sita Raam, else, bad luck would befall him.
Languishing in prison, he is distraught and wonders where he went wrong. Would his fate have been the same if he had been named Sita Raam? The boulder within him grows bigger and heavier. He thinks of his lovely, beloved every minute of the day. She did not deserve such a horrific death
500 in stock
Publisher: BlueRose Publishers
Publish Date: 2021
Page Count: 413