CCC#101 "Scared, Ronnie?" The elder girl called out, standing before a stone arched gate, rumoured to be the entrance to a witch's lair. "I'm not scared," her brother mumbled indignantly, entering after her. It was cold and dark, thin shafts of light streaming through tiny cracks. A stone gargoyle stood in the middle of the... Continue Reading →

A week ago, he'd cropped up on the Bureau's radar, just when the rumours of the network planning an attack surfaced. Thus, Ellen had to sit before a room full of dour officials again. She arrived at the designated spot and looked him over. 'Harry' looked good, despite being on the run from the authorities... Continue Reading →

Image- Bikurgurl They ride back home was tensed and silent. So, Kamala's interest was piqued when her usually soft-spoken mother launched into an angry diatribe. "How could you behave so atrociously, Dileep?" his wife hissed. "You turned their anniversary celebration into a ruckus, despite my request to let bygones be bygones." Dileep scoffed, as the... Continue Reading →

Image by  Brooke DiDonato Mrs Davis was considered to be a fit babysitter by the Rogers, for she was punctual, stern and well groomed, a mighty improvement from the last one who filled the position. But the three children felt that she was too incurious and strict to be their care-taker. They used to have... Continue Reading →

From Her Past

Written for MLMM's Sunday Writing Prompt- The food in the new restaurant was delicious/different/challenging. Photo by Tae Fuller on Pexels.com The food in the new restaurant was delicious, but Riddhi couldn't enjoy it. All she could think about was her future, balanced below the tip of a sword. When Milind had proposed to her, she'd been overjoyed... Continue Reading →

The Blind Date

Written for MLMM's Wordle #209 Élan- dash; Asunder- into separate parts; in or into piecesOddity- an odd or remarkably unusual person, thing, or event.MurmurThighsStrokeConfessPistolLipstickHugWinkFollow Other prompts: #FOWC- Dumbfounded; #RDP- Serious; #3TC- Rivalry, Blood & Gain; #YDWP- Onus Image- Matthieu at Unsplash "Are you serious, Rishi?" Sameer admonished, exasperated with his friend as he ignored his advice for... Continue Reading →

A Deal for the Throne

Image- Edmond @Pexels The deal was important for her organisation, there was no doubt about it. But as the negotiations kept dragging beyond their estimated timeline, she gradually became aware that this client, who no doubt fancied themselves as their biggest rival in the market, were pushing her boundaries simply to see her, the new... Continue Reading →

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