Strengthened by the meager sip he took, Manas strapped the canteen more securely to his waist, intent on moving onward. The sooner he reached their camp, the better. He picked up the standard issue machine gun that he had dropped
Keeping the Flame Alive The Gupta’s house was finally silent. “Are they asleep?” Malar asked as he took off his robe, waiting for his wife to come to bed. “Yes,” Damayanti whispered and suddenly
Waiting for Love Kavitha and Kanthan were childhood best friends, but now that they’re both teenagers, they have drifted apart, each with their own circle of friends who are as different as day and night. One day,
Falling for a Work Mate They have been working together for nearly three years now and yet, Kaveri has never looked at Aathi as anything more than a work mate. Although they worked in the same department, Kaveri hardly
Young Love: When Siva and his friends would reminisce about their high school days, there was one particular girl that he’d always remember. The memory of her would always bring a smile to his face and, often, his heart
Long time ago, a Monkey named: Raja was used to live on a mango tree. His place of residence a.k.a. tree was near by a lake that was full of crocodiles. Raja’s tree was full of sweet mangos; hence it
Changing of the Seasons Ananthi couldn’t believe what had just happened to her. After working so hard to make her dreams come true and put up her own garments business, she had to fold up after only five years
Long ago, two cats were used to live in a jungle. They both were best friends to each other for long; perhaps they used to share their personal belongings with each other. They were so closed to each other that
Kannan and Ratha are childhood sweethearts that have promised to remain faithful to one another for as long as they both shall live. Theirs is a match made in heaven. Their parents have been friends for a long time,
A Little Push Can Help “Karthik, I don’t think I can do this.” Karthik sighed. He and his friend had been through this many times before already. “Of course you can, Prasanth,” he said.
Best Friends Aathi has been friends with Malar for the longest time. If memory serves him right, they’ve been friends since Pre-K, when she punched a little boy in the nose because he was making fun of Aathi. From
A Blessing in Disguise (Short story took place in London England) She had been sitting behind the wheel for the last hour. Traffic was terrible and she had to call to cancel her meeting with a client explaining that
Dutiful Daughter “These are hard times, Kamya.” Her parents would often say. She knows the underlying meaning of that statement. These are hard times, and therefore, everyone must pitch in to help out in the family’s financial burdens.
Santhipu! The meeting “Sorry!” they both said hurriedly and looked away in embarrassment. They didn’t look where they were turning and their heads collided, not knowing what to do they walked away in the opposite direction unable to face
Some time ago, there were two friends in a jungle: a Rabbit and a Turtle. Both of them belonged to different breads, yet they managed to share similar views and so came up as the closest friends. Rabbit was a