letters to the invisible

14 Nov 1942: As I enter the Le Grand Café, I cannot help but notice the hustle and bustle at the place, in stark contrast to the conditions prevailing in France at that time. Charlotte, my ever beautiful Mom, accompanied me on our rare visit to the café where Dad works at. As Dad spots … Continue reading letters to the invisible

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THE LUCKY TICKET

Finally, atleast one of my wishes from the bucket list (which I had posted some months ago) gets completed here - getting 'The Lucky Ticket'  live on my blog from my wattpad account so that it gets more reach and more love! Also, with this, here's presenting the new cover poster for the book which … Continue reading THE LUCKY TICKET

CHAPTER 17: LIFE 2.0 | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

2 days later: “Are you alright Atif?”,Ali asked him as he sat on the sofa, besides us. He didn't reply. “He is still not over the underwater journey that we had yesterday.”,I said, as a matter of fact. Atif cringed at that very thought. ••• One of the guys that work for JeM had picked … Continue reading CHAPTER 17: LIFE 2.0 | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

CHAPTER 15: THE INTERVIEW OF OUR LIVES | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

“Good that you considered our condition Junaid. You do really care about yourself more than your organization as you had mentioned earlier.”,I looked in to his eyes, unclear about his ideology. “Priorities. As I said. Now tell me quick what is your stupid condition. I'm dying to get outta here!”,he seethed in anger. “We will … Continue reading CHAPTER 15: THE INTERVIEW OF OUR LIVES | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

CHAPTER 13: THE TURNING POINT | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

06:22 PM VIKHROLI RAILWAY STATION Somehow, I managed to get in to the 6:22 train to Thane. Peak hours always meant hanging on the footboards dangerously. But since I valued my life more than those idiots,I always tried my best to squeeze inside. Once inside, I tried taking out my earphones from my pocket, but … Continue reading CHAPTER 13: THE TURNING POINT | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

CHAPTER 12: TERROR TALES ~3 | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

“He understood at once that I had a keen interest in his field of operation and tested my knowledge regarding previous wars and terror attacks on India,to which I easily answered, all thanks to my uncle's company. After answering his questions with elan he promptly asked me to go out so that he can talk … Continue reading CHAPTER 12: TERROR TALES ~3 | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

CHAPTER 11: TERROR TALES ~2 | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

“Police? No! Kill me,tear me apart but don't give me to the police!”,he begged. “So afraid of police eh?”,Abhi asked. “The reason is quite simple. What will they do if they get their filthy hands on me? They'll beat me black and blue slowly and then churn out all the required information. With all the … Continue reading CHAPTER 11: TERROR TALES ~2 | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

CHAPTER 10: TERROR TALES~1 | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

The rest of the night was spent in playing video games and taking small naps,turn by turn. I had managed to convince my Mom that I would sleep over at Adi's place and would return early morning the next day. A text message stating: “Tomorrow.7am. Adi's place. Urgent meeting.” was sent to Abhi at the … Continue reading CHAPTER 10: TERROR TALES~1 | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

CHAPTER 9: THE DARK NIGHT | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

“Come on yaar. It's not the time for those lame jokes of yours”. “I'm serious Adi. He's a terrorist. The guy behind the PBR blast and my broken nose.” Adi's eyes shot up as I said those words in my typical no-nonsense voice. “What the hell...are..are you kidding?” “No. I'm not.” He was left speechless. … Continue reading CHAPTER 9: THE DARK NIGHT | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

CHAPTER 8: CAPTURED! | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS

Fortunately,since it was a low intensity blast,there were no casualties. The suspects were JeM of course. But they didn't take the responsibility behind the foiled attack. The attack was clearly aimed at the socialising group of youth who were behind the  attention grabbing hash tag campaigns #JeMLosers #BackOffJeM on various social networking sites. But the … Continue reading CHAPTER 8: CAPTURED! | DECEPTIVE TRUTHS