Friday, October 24, 2008

55 Flash Fiction Friday #17: Chapter 10 - Yaadein (I)

Some stories are the same in any language
She remembered.

She remembered her first encounter with Vinay. He on one of his father's horses, she returning from his father's fields, her dupattaa cinched around a kilo of ladyfinger. His eyes burned her as he offered her a ride back to the house. Had she only known the scars those burning eyes would leave.

yaadein: Memories
dupattaa: A long, wide scarf usually worn to cover the head of Hindu or Muslim women.
Chapter 1: Vandhe Mataram!
Chapter 2: Aag Lagi
Chapter 3: Aur Nahin
Chapter 4: Bannaa
Chapter 5: Inteqam
Chapter 6: Azaadi
Chapter 7: Vah Khallas Hai
Chapter 8: Ek Nai Shuruat
Chapter 9: Do Sal Paheli
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ciara said...

great installment, mojo. you're telling the story well. i'm up.

Mona said...

Lovely & powerful visual. Strong imagery! Powerfully prophetic irony! Perfect!

Daryl said...

And here I thought Vinay was a made man ..


Anonymous said...

Great story Mojo. :)

g-man said...

This was excellent Mojo!!
Quite descriptive..Thanks for playing, and have a Great Week-End!!...G