short fiction

  • Salvation in Love: All’s Well That Ends Well

    I told Anusha that I had planned things so that we could get together. Shobha was a cougar and that worked well for Sanjeev. It was a win-win situation.

  • Salvation in Love: A 15-year Wait

    Anusha came to know that Shobha was my wife. Not worthy of Anusha, I had moved away from her 15 years ago. She had been angry, but now I had got her back.

  • S2E46: A New Beginning

    Harry considers Sheila his dream come true. He recalls some old incidents. Full recall happens when he is taken to his factory. He is reunited with Swapna soon.

  • S2E45: My Harry

    Swapna is in a state of shock. A week has gone by; the doctors have no answer and no one is allowed to visit. She sees Harry in a daydream and her spirits soar.

  • S2E44: My Swapna

    Harry and Swapna part. They decide not be dependent on each other, as in an attachment. It is not a breakup, which happens only in an attachment, not in love.

  • S2E43: Identity Crisis

    He could recall nothing about himself. He heard that his name was Harry. The female psychiatrist nursing him said that he was suffering from amnesia.

  • S2E42: Lost to the World

    Harry spends the night with Swapna. Later, Harry loses consciousness after slipping down in the shower. He is rushed to a hospital. All seems to be over.

  • S2E41: Bindaas!

    Harry and Sanjib reminisce about their school. Harry recalls being introduced to chillum by a sadhu, and the word bindaas by Dr Kanitkar in the 1960s.

  • S2E40: Worli-Bandra Sea Link

    With Anita, Shamiq discovers his physical abilities to be a giver. At Anu-Sanjib’s party, Harry talks about using stimulants to relieve the pressures of life.

  • S2E23: Aneesha and Shamiq’s Double Enjoyment

    Shamiq meets up with Aneesha at her apartment. Before they know it, the two of them are into each other. Shamiq tells Aneesha about dogs and bitches prolonging their pleasure through gradual regression.

  • S2E22: Testing Times

    Khush is concerned about the economic downturn. Harry assures him that better days are ahead. He agrees that the authorities should not dictate what people cannot eat.

  • S2E21: The Morning After

    Harry and Anita wake up remembering their encounter of the previous night. Harry realises that his love for Anita is guilt-free because it is without attachment.