Tangles & Ties: Chapter 41: Time Is All We Have

She nodded, taking a long pause and then whispered, “Leave me alone.” He blinked once and then sighed before he spoke in one single word… low, measured, deep, “Never!” She kept looking at him. He did the same. When she didn’t reply to this, he held her hand and made her sit before him, facing…

Tangles & Ties: Chapter 42: Deeper Connections

“There is no dearth of time! You have an entire life to create and solve issues and no one interferes between two people unless they want it!” Almost mesmerized at his words, her eyes refused to leave him while he spoke. After the little quote about time, when he found her stuck on him and…

Tangles & Ties: Chapter 43: Such Is Life

Nandini wrapped Dobby’s leg in a bandage, set him in a basket, covered him, packed his food and settled him inside the building watchman’s cabin, who had agreed to take care of him till she came back. Every day, when she came home late, she would feel guilty for the puppy, but not anymore. She…

Tangles & Ties: Chapter 44: Hold My Hand

When Nandini walked out of the HOD’s room at Hinduja, she was drained. Both mentally and physically. It was a challenging day. She had driven the car around the entire city, visited four hospitals and nothing had turned in her favour. It had been disappointing. To top that, the last offer was for Chennai. She…

Tangles & Ties: Chapter 45: There For You

Since morning, Manik was typing and sending emails, replying to allegations to him. Around mid-noon, he received a message from Nandini. It had now become an addiction for both of them to send and receive messages to each other, all through the day. She had informed him that she had attended an interview at Max…

Tangles & Ties: Chapter 46: I Will Follow You

“It is based in Chennai!” Manik sat up straight on the bed to listen to her when Nandini outlined the details of the offer that was given to her, the work profile, promise of a consultancy post after an year or if she wanted to join the fellowship, then they would consider her first and…

Tangles & Ties: Chapter 48: Trust Me

“Awww… how sad, Manik Malhotra! You could neither be BRAVE, nor LUCKY! Nahi??” He didn’t know why but he found it adorable. Instead of pacifying her again, he laughed out loud, “On the contrary, I had entered the lioness’ den braced with a list of conditions for marriage. And she agreed!! Now, that’s what I…

Tangles & Ties: Chapter 47: My Universe Is You

“You promise?” “Without a trace of doubt… I’ll follow you wherever you go!” She was visibly elated when he said that. Her lips curved in a huge smile and then she grinned ear to ear. Her smile was precious for him. He could trade it for nothing in the world. “Happy?” He sighed, pulling her…

Tangles & Ties-50: Towards A New Journey

For the last few days, I’ve been trying to read hundreds of personal messages on my DM at various SNS, regarding the basics of registering and subscribing to this blog. Along with comments and questions on wattpad, and here at wordpress. I have tried to reply to everyone who had trouble logging in or who…

Tangles And Ties: Chapter 49 – To Us

{ I’m beginning with a small chapter today as I am still trying to figure out, how this site works Kindly bear with me. I’m as clueless as you are and I chose this site for it’s safety and the number of readers it allowed. Never knew it was going to be this tough to…