Friday, 20 June 2014

The Intriguing Connivance

She whispered her question to him intrigued, "How did you land up here?" 

He answered, "I missed you every second and have looked for you everywhere my love!"

When they appeared out of nowhere and asked her, "Do you know him?", she vehemently denied claiming, "This is the first time I'm meeting him!"

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Later, while he and everyone else was asleep, she parted with her savings as she connived with a boatman to take him away very far as she wanted him to live...

As she watched the boat carrying him drifting away from her, the strong part in her made her race behind it to catch up with him...

My Story for Five Sentence Fiction- Fenced & Three Word Wednesday

38 comments:

  1. life *sigh * .. nicely said :)

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    1. Life is strange. Thanks Ankur :)

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  2. I loved this short piece of writing, how enticing it was. I so much wanted a longer version to pad it out and to experience the chemistry between them in detail.

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    1. Thanks for visiting my Blog & for sharing such nice words of encouragement. I feel blessed.
      Need to think of another story to do justice :)

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  3. Very sad, will she see be able to catch him? Hope so.

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    1. Thanks for stopping by & commenting :)
      There's a saying in Hindi- "Ummeed pe duniya kaayam hai"- It means- "The world survives on hope."
      Let us hope for the best & for a happy ending :)

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  4. So sad, you wonder about the whole story behind their relationship.

    D.B. McNicol
    Romance & Mystery...writing my life

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    1. Donna, Their story should have a happy ending as I hope & believe our heroine will catch up with the hero :)
      Thanks for reading!

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  5. Love the expressions made alive in this beautiful fiction very well etched. There is love, longing and what's not-a tale making me smile and enthralling piece:)

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    1. Thanks Vishal for such lovely words :) Glad you loved it!

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  6. Things we do in life to see our loved ones happy! Well written :-)

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    1. True Ashwini. Love makes us do many things- some rational, some irrational- anything to make our loved ones happy...
      Thanks :)

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    1. Thanks Vinodini for reading :) Glad you liked it :)

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  8. Torn between loyalties. Good writing.

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    1. Picking the right course of action is tough...
      Thanks Janaki for reading & for the appreciation :)

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  9. Oh God! I wonder so many things before and after this!
    It was enticing, Anita :)
    Glad to read you after so many days! :)

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    1. Thanks Aayesha! Always lovely to hear from you :)
      There's a before and happily-ever-after story :)

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  10. You are a talented lady! How many stories! Every story is so different! Very well written Anita...

    TC! Keep smiling :)

    Best Wishes,
    Sindhu
    Tantu
    The Arts & Me

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    1. Thanks for such kind words, Sindhu :) They keep me going! :)
      Thanks to being with people like you, the effect of good, talented company has rubbed off on me :) :)

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  11. Intriguing, and hopefully expanded upon

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    1. Thanks for stopping by & commenting :) Welcome to my Blog!
      Need to plan a sequel :)

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    1. Thanks Kathy for reading & sharing :)

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  13. hmmm all to keep the love safe ... we have to lie too sometimes ..

    Bikram

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    1. Right observation, Bikram.
      Love is precious & they say- 'Everything is fair in love & war'. Lying is also allowed :P

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    1. Thanks Tina. Not so sad as she follows him :)

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  15. Oh, I want to know more..what happened before and what happened next? Nicely done, Anita!

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    1. Thanks Uma :) Need to present the story that's in my head :)

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  16. There is lot of hope. Hope the lady is able to catch up with him.

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    1. Yes, we hope that! Hope is so wonderful, Kalpanaji :)

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  17. wonderful piece.. very well expressed.. hope she catches up with him :)

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  18. You know I read it twice to soak the beauty of your writing. :)

    I don't recall the name of this Deepti Naval movie where she plays a painter from Nepal, your post strike similar emotions of strange ways of life.

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    1. I read your comment twice to soak in the beauty! :) Thanks Saru :)

      I haven't watched this Deepti Naval movie. But, sounds interesting!

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  19. Intriguing story, Anita :) Would have liked to know more about the characters...make it at least a 1000-word story! It definitely has the potential.

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    1. Thanks Beloo for the encouragement.
      I have written Parts-2 & 3 too. Do check them out :)

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