Short story

Good God!

“Do you think God exists?” she asked suddenly. The two friends sat quietly in the coffee shop, too tired for any more words, both staring idly at the dusk slowly gathering outside. Krish looked at her with mild curiosity. “Why do you ask?” he asked in turn, knowing very well what crisis of life had … Continue reading

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Road to hell

“Kya hua idhar?” I asked the on-duty officer, more out of habit than any real expectation of an answer. “Same, sir. Truck hit road divider. Judging by the damage, speed seems to have been about 60 – very much in the normal range. Both driver and cleaner dead, either on impact or a little while … Continue reading

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Role reversal

The bitch and the Goddess sat down for a chat. Blowing steam off her hot mug, the Goddess said, “Been such a hectic week. You remember Ajay, your blue-eyed one? Fixed him up good, I must say.” “Noooo! What did you do this time? Haven’t I told you not to mess around with my works-in-progress?” … Continue reading