Adventure is out there

In fierce opposition, we find meaning. Bombarded with doubts and questions, mind works overtime under duress to figure who he is. Or if my feminist friends feel challenged, then yes who she is. In the last three sentences itself a conflict of sorts is created. The...

Whodunit-Part 18

Started at (K)nighted Men-Part 1 Contd from If only Rehan could live to see the day- Part 17 If only Rehan could live to see the day. *** An empty house. A quiet night. And a loud defeat. Salim knew he was beaten. But in his defence the game was never balanced. One...

If only Rehan could live to see the day- Part 17

Started at (K)nighted Men-Part 1 Contd from The knock- Part 16 The final act of it all. *** Empty. The house had been left alone. With no locks to guard its entrances. And whatever little remnants was left behind, only spoke of the escape that had ensued. A loose...

The knock- Part 16

Started at (K)nighted Men-Part 1 Contd from There was no other choice-Part 15 He stared at the blank wall in front. There was no other choice. *** Inspector Salim had just about reached the house when he saw the old lady drawing the curtains. She had particularly done...

There was no other choice-Part 15

Started at (K)nighted Men-Part 1 Contd from He left his plea open ended- Part 14 And he wasn’t much of a husband, anyways. *** Whatever happened that night was a close guarded secret between many people. Salim mused. It could not be only the idea of him being...

He left his plea open ended- Part 14

Started at (K)nighted Men-Part 1 Contd from If not her then who?-Part 13 And he wasn’t much of a husband, anyways. *** Mala walked away from the man. Still staring at nothingness as she moved. And so she never quite realised when she almost bumped into Inspector...

If not her then who?-Part 13

Started at (K)nighted Men-Part 1 Contd from Time was moving- Part 12 Time was moving. *** Four. Four days were well over. And Salim was clearly making no headway into the case. To add to his miseries there was no update on the surveillance teams as well. Just then he...

Time was moving- Part 12

Started at (K)nighted Men-Part 1 Contd from Someone somewhere- Part 11 “Mr. Suri?” he spoke. *** Was that the only time he had thought of Sudha? And of course that fateful night when he met her parents. No he had thought of her more. He had found her to be...

Someone somewhere- Part 11

Started at (K)nighted Men-Part 1 Contd from It was a close call- Part 10 “Maybe it is time we made the call,” she heard a very feeble voice emanate from the bed on the side. *** Malini reached home scared and exhausted. She had managed to give the men a...

It was a close call- Part 10

Started at (K)nighted Men-Part 1 Contd from And risk losing everything?-Part 9 In one quick movement he closed on the gap. But somewhere a large sound distracted his mind. Before he could react he fell someone’s hand close on his mouth. *** “Saheb,...