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Arshi OS/SS : Short and sweet

ncofl… never on a new year: epilogue

“hume lagta hai, you need a hair cut, arnav ji!” khushi blurted out when asr suddenly looked up while fixing his tie and caught her staring at him. (i think… you need a hair cut, arnav ji!) it was seven in the morning, she was still half asleep in bed. she’d heard some noise and her eyes had opened for a moment. he’d walked into the room from the adjoining dressing room just then, in a charcoal waistcoat over a…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 27

but i love your feet only because they walked upon the earth and upon the wind and upon the waters, until they found me. ~~~ pablo neruda ~~~   darkness enveloped the the long narrow tunnel like corridor ahead… flapping of wings as asr held his wife’s hand and ran down into the blackness in front, pigeons flying out of nooks and crannies, disturbed again tonight. there was no time to lose. he figured shyam’s men would be lurking somewhere…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 24

asato ma sad gamaya tamaso ma jyotir gamaya mrtyor ma amrtam gamaya lead me from ignorance to truth lead me from darkness to light lead me from death to immortality ~~~ the brhadarnayaka upanishad ~~~ he wasn’t sure exactly when the helicopter skids actually touched the ground, his eyes had caught sight of the domes of sheesh mahal a while back even though it was almost dark. the silhouettes had come into view as they approached. unmistakable, familiar, indelibly threatening.…

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