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4:33 A.M.

Spoiler Alert: The following write-up is inspired by, and includes major spoilers of the book “After Dark” by Haruki Murakami.  Chapter names of the book are time-stamps. [Trigger Warning] The book contains descriptions of violence and injury. Reader discretion is… Continue Reading →

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The Battle by the Cherry Blossoms

[Trigger Warning] The following reading contains potentially distressing information about murders and violence. Reader discretion is advised. I have to find him. He couldn’t have gone that far, could he? Saya thought to herself as she searched for Chihaya. Of… Continue Reading →

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The Secret Assassin

“It has been three months since William’s death. The police have been investigating this case with the utmost confidentiality. They also seem to have made no progress in this case, as the murderer left no tracks behind-“ *turns off the… Continue Reading →

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Redemption

There wasn’t a soul in sight in the dark alleyway, its contours illuminated by the faint light of the moon. A perfect night for some quiet and speed she thought. Nyx fastened the helmet on her head. She plugged her… Continue Reading →

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The Dead Poet That Lived

“Neil Perry! You’re up next!” a voice said. All the hustle and bustle of the theatre atmosphere made it hard for him to know who it was. Although this was his thirty-sixth play, Neil was nervous like it was his… Continue Reading →

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An Alternate Ending – The Bell Jar

The city was covered in snow as if a white blanket were placed on it. The fresh scent of vanilla pines made me want to bottle it up; something to remember the asylum by,  besides its people.   A Week:… Continue Reading →

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It’s a Sin to Kill a Mockingbird

Miss Caroline said, “Well done, Scout!” as she saw Jem and me leaving the theatre. I signaled her a thank you and started walking home with Jem. We had a lot of fun and a tad bit of discomfort walking… Continue Reading →

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Little Did I Know…

TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains instances of extreme violence associated with the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, reader discretion is advised. Life can come out as different things at different instances but of all, it is extremely unpredictable. One can only hope… Continue Reading →

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Red Room

TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains instances of extreme violence. Reader discretion is advised. It was a hot, blazing afternoon. I was gaming with my friends. The doorbell rang out of nowhere and I couldn’t think of anyone who would visit… Continue Reading →

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Of Lost Stories and Missed Trains

TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains instances of extreme violence associated with The Partition of India and Pakistan, reader discretion is advised. We returned home from the Gurudwara. I headed towards my room and plopped onto the bed,  shot my head… Continue Reading →

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The Menace

“It’s your first global press conference! Are you sure you can manage it all alone?” Mr. Eoin asked out of concern to his niece, the CEO of Orion. “I’m confident Uncle Eoin. Like every time I’m sure I can handle… Continue Reading →

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Pandora’s Box

      If you are given a box, and you do not know what it contains, will you open it? If someone tells you that it is empty and asks you not to open it, will you still do… Continue Reading →

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Tomorrow’s yesterday

[TRIGGER WARNING] The following article portrays drug usage, bombings and death which is potentially distressing. It’s been a year since I have seen a ray of sunlight. I sometimes forget if I finished my meals because of the drugs I… Continue Reading →

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Secrets of the Device

In a place where being an Elite Student is the only thing every student desires, we Elites need to prove ourselves worthy of the title with every action we do. We were always in the spotlight. Hence, on the day… Continue Reading →

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Remembering Time

 Afternoon, 27th September 2080 The season of fall had begun. The leaves had turned orange and were bidding goodbye to the trees which held them close to their hearts, to become one with the gentle breeze. Their journey now had… Continue Reading →

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The Uninvited

Trigger Warning: The following article contains a portrayal of characters suffering from severe mental illness. Readers’ discretion is advised.   Jane was driving her away from the glimmer of light towards the darkness, creeping deeper and deeper, until she was… Continue Reading →

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Died to keep the dying alive

“How do you feel about this achievement? Your book is now one of the fastest-selling books!” asked one of the reporters. “I’m happy for this book’s success more than any of my other books. Because this book is not a… Continue Reading →

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The Girl from Iztacalco

The palette sat on the table, its many children crawling to play with each other. I dip my brush into the palette, squidge it into the deepest shade of blue until the bristles get covered in blue up to their… Continue Reading →

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Almost human-like robots

Russia, 2027. Isn’t it fascinating how we humans have evolved? Thriving for perfection, we’re in a race for continuous development. This century has seen tremendous changes that none of our ancestors would’ve ever imagined. And as we’ve evolved, so has… Continue Reading →

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Broken Promise

2nd February 2000 Dear Diary, Ugh! Waking up early every single day to attend school is so annoying. I wish we didn’t have school and exams so that I can enjoy myself at home all day long. But that can’t… Continue Reading →

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