He got her some water from a nearby pool. She drank it thankfully. The water did a lot to revive her tired constitution and she thought of her parents. And Soares. Had they found out[…]
The room became deathly silent. Without any sound, not even the ubiquitous traffic noise that any city-dweller gets used to, she felt completely restless. Her back ached, her wrists hurt and her eyes burned. She[…]
When she came to, the first thing that she realized was the movement. It was a sick movement; she was going forward quite speedily, and what she saw ahead of her made her quite dizzy.[…]
Jacinta did not take the shortcut this time. The longer route took her five minutes more, and it was full of traffic, but it gave her time to think. She needed to think. Though she[…]
In her small Catholic neighborhood at Bandra, Jacinta Gomes was quite popular. Everyone had her number on speed dial. She was the go-to person for all occasions, happy or sad.