The city lights looked promising. Like on every day. They were quite ordinary when up close, each light serving a purpose. But here, from my balcony, 36 stories up – no matter whether they lighted a bustling street, or a window that projected the melancholy of urban lives, or even the moving searchlights atop the […]

A Slice of a Super Life

Not everything is “super”, for superheroes.


She was at her workstation, eyes glued onto one of the three monitors facing her. The silence in the room was intimidating. Calmness. Storm. Damn! I would’ve been happy being one of those monitors; one – she’d be glancing towards me at the moment, two – the electronic me wouldn’t have to experience the freeze […]

Dichotomy – A Fan-fiction on Imtiaz Ali’s Rockstar

I did not know what woke me up. It could have been the wind that freely entered the room now, or  a startling dream that I could not recollect. Or was it the melancholy of the sight I was about to see? I did not want to sleep, to begin with. But the sight to […]