And then he found himself pondering over something entirely different – would he see Ragini often, and probably grow to be friends with her?
He knew that what he was about to say would be a shock to his friend, but he was determined, and didn’t want to be coaxed out of his decision.
Saying those few lines out loud got him thinking. Was this when his life would take a turn – a completely different turn?
Here she was sitting up on the bed in her full senses, and seemed surprisingly strong despite the fact that she was about to die the previous night. It was hard not to believe her.
Somewhere beyond her dry lips and the dark circles under her eyes, he felt the presence of a strength that could burst out any instant.
Tanuj followed a small bend on the road with the hope of delaying the journey by a few minutes by walking around, and thus getting to spend some more time outside the city.
It was his first taste of freedom, his first detour that might somehow show him the right direction. His heart told him so.