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Arshi FF : Hamesha ~ A heartbeat Away

Hamesha ~ A heartbeat away : Chapter 4

INDEX Chapter 4 Khushi Kumari Gupta blinked as she placed a tiny golden stone bindi between her lovely arched eyebrows. She looked at her reflection in the mirror. A thin fair girl in a pink and golden exquisite crepe saree stared back at her. Her hair was left open and cascaded in alluring waves around  her shoulders. A pair of intricately designed kundan earrings dangled from her ears. She was ready to meet Arnav Singh Raizada. The doorbell rang and…

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without you: chapter 5

INDEX when life is parched and dry / come to me in streams of compassion when all beauty and grace is hidden / come to me in the sweetness of song ~~~ rabindranath tagore, an approximate translation~~~   the darkness had a way of slipping around his heart. that's how it had been ever since he could remember, a familiar black blanket of not seeing, not feeling, what couldn't be soothed away could certainly be shut out. he looked at…

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Arshi OS/SS : Short and sweet

The Dilemma – An Arshi Short Story – Chapter 6

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Chapter 6 Arnav and Khushi came into the living room to see Nani and Di, both fuming and waiting to unleash their anger on them. ‘Nani!’, called Arnav worried, looking at the annoyed faces of his loved ones. ‘Chotey, I never thought you would do this to us’, Nani complained ‘Me? What did I do? What are you talking about, Nani?’, asked Arnav ‘Don’t pretend as if you don’t know what I’m talking about. How could you do this, Chotey?…

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Arshi OS/SS : Short and sweet

The Dilemma – A short story – Chapter 2

Chapter 2 As they approached the doctor’s cabin, Khushi saw Arnav’s worried look and held his hand. Arnav stopped, looked back at her, touched her hand and gave a slight smile, as if to say, ‘I am fine’ and continued walking holding her hand. Khushi smiled and was touched by his concern, sometimes it became too much, but still, made her feel belonged, wanted. She came out of her reverie when Arnav knocked on the doctor’s door. The name plate…

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Arshi FF : Hamesha ~ A heartbeat Away

Hamesha ~ A heartbeat away : Chapter 11

arshi ss hamesha ~ a heartbeat away

Pic credit my dear friend Wiwy INDEX Chapter 11 Khushi Kumari Gupta was standing in the middle of a crowded Lakshminagar street, early in the morning, happily munching on a handful of channas. Payal was inspecting the vegetables on display in a nearby stall. Both girls were in pastel shades of yellow and green kurta with matching flower embroidery on it. Fresh and pretty, in the hustle bustle of regular Lakshminagar. The dresses and unaffected air were where the similarity…

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Arshi FF : Hamesha ~ A heartbeat Away

Hamesha ~ A heartbeat away : Chapter 8

INDEX Chapter 8 He saw the first drop of rain slide along her cheek, slowly follow a path down the arch of her neck and get lost in that mysterious dip of her collar bone. Her cheek had the most enticing crimson color on them. She was blushing, just like he had wanted. How graceful was she tonight.. He skin luminescent in the moonlight, which even the rain clouds were unable to hide tonight. Arnav Singh Raizada did not like…

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Arshi FF : Hamesha ~ A heartbeat Away

Hamesha ~ A heartbeat away : Chapter 6

INDEX Chapter 6 “Ye toh kamaal hai! Aap mera naam janti hain.. But I like NK.. you know short and sweet“. NK’s arms were hurting, this old lady was too heavy. And instead of getting to her feet, she looked a bit too pleased, sitting on the floor squashing helpful NK. NK had rushed inside Khushi Kumari Gupta’s house while Arnav Singh Raizada found a place to park his SUV. Akash had mysteriously disappeared as soon as the car had…

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Arshi FF : Hamesha ~ A heartbeat Away

Hamesha ~ A heartbeat away : Chapter 5

INDEX Chapter 5 His unrelenting grip on her slender wrist would leave behind a mark that would most probably remain for atleast a few days, considering the fact that the slender arm in question was prone to bruising quite easily. Arnav Singh Raizada, however, did not come to think of that as he hauled Khushi Kumari Gupta across the raizada mansion hall. Khushi took hurried steps to keep up with ASR’s long strides. They had barely made it across the…

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